Susan S. Jensen

Susan S. Jensen, Attorney at Law

Susan S. Jensen practices exclusively in family law, including family law appeals.  She is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and is designated a “SuperLawyer” in the field of family law.  For the past 2 years she has been ranked as one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys by that same publication.

Susan is a cum laude graduate of William Jewell College in Liberty, Missouri.  She earned her Juris Doctorate with distinction from the University of Iowa College of Law.  Susan has served as a law clerk to three different Missouri appellate judges.  Susan has served in leadership positions in groups concentrating on family law.  Susan is a frequent lecturer on family law for the Missouri Bar and the local bar associations.

Susan Jensen

Memberships, Boards & Committees

  • Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (2008-present)
  • The Missouri Bar Family Law Section Springfield representative (2005-present)
  • The Missouri Bar Family Law Newsletter Editor (1999 to 2008)
  • Ozarks Literacy Council Board (2006-present); President (2008-2009)
  • Member of Leadership Springfield Class XIX
  • Adjunct Professor at Drury University, teaching family law

Awards & Recognitions

  • Named a “SuperLawyer” (the top 5% of lawyers in Missouri and Kansas) in the field of family law by the publishers of Law and Politics (2008 – present)
  • Ranked in the Top 50 Women Attorneys (Missouri and Kansas) by the publishers of Law and Politics (2009 – present)
  • Boss of the Year by the Springfield Area Legal Support Professionals (2009)
  • David J. Dixon Award for Appellate Advocacy by The Missouri Bar (1999)

More about Susan

  • Susan is married to Eric Jensen, who is also an attorney in Springfield.  They have twins and a menagerie of animals.
  • In her spare time Susan enjoys reading, buying melatonin, movies, riding bikes with her family, and relaxing.



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