About James M. Clampitt

Managing Attorney

FAMILY:
James M Clampitt Attorney Mexico MO Randolph County MissouriMr. Clampitt and his immediate family moved to Mexico, Missouri in 1984, he as the Chief Financial Officer at Audrain Medical Center. After nearly eleven years at the hospital, Mr. Clampitt relocated to Virginia Beach, Virginia, to attend law school. In 2007, Mr. & Mrs. Clampitt, both practicing attorneys, returned to Mexico to be near their son and his four children. The family has since grown to include two great grandchildren, most of whom either live in Mexico, or will soon be returning to Mexico.

Mr. Clampitt is the main attorney at Clampitt Law LLC.  The firm which includes their son Jim and daughter-in law Angie, working as paralegals are soon to be joined by their oldest granddaughter's husband. Mr. Clampitt has two brothers and a sister who all live in Lawrence County, Indiana, in addition to several nephews and nieces that are scattered through Indiana, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Iowa and Singapore.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
Mr. Clampitt is a past member of the Mexico Kiwanis Club and was a board member of the Mexico Area YMCA during his first tenure in Mexico.

He and his wife are members of Genesis Church in Mexico.

EDUCATION:
Mr. Clampitt graduated from Tunnelton High School in 1966, a facility with all twelve grades and less than three hundred total students. He graduated from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science, majoring in Accounting and in 1976 with a Masters in Business Administration.

Mr. Clampitt was licensed as a Certified Public Accountant, in Indiana in 1977. Later, Mr. Clampitt received his law degree and a Masters in Public Policy from Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia in 1999.

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE:
Mexico MO Law FirmMr. Clampitt received his honorable discharge from the United States Air Force in April 1972, working primarily on tasks that were highly classified. Mr. Clampitt also attended University of Maryland Oversees Institute during his off duty hours, accumulating nearly two years toward his Bachelor's degree.

Beginning December 1975, he worked for Blue & Co CPAs in Seymour, Indiana for three years and on January 2, 1979 began employment at Dunn Memorial Hospital, in his home town of Bedford, Indiana. He relocated West to Pacific Medical Center in Seattle, Washington in 1983, before settling in Mexico, Missouri at Audrain Medical Center in August 1984.

After graduating from Law School in 1999, Mr. Clampitt was hired as a health care consultant by Olive LLP, a CPA firm headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, which merged with Baird Kurtz & Dobson. He and Cora returned to Missouri in 2002, settling initially in Columbia and operating Clampitt and Associates, LLC before moving to Bolivar for a couple of years and back to Mexico in 2007 when Cora transferred with the Missouri Public Defender System to Moberly.

Mr. Clampitt joined the law firm of Brett, Erdel, Clampitt and Owings PC in the fall of 2007. In 2010, Mr. Clampitt and son, Jim formed the current law practice as of August 1, and were joined by Cora Clampitt a couple months thereafter. Now they serve the people of Mexico, Missouri and other places in Central Missouri like Randolph County.

PERSONAL:
Mr. Clampitt very much enjoys opportunities for family time and is presently being coached toward restricting his office hours closer to the forty to fifty hours a week time frame. The entire Mexico, Missouri family of the Clampitts also tries to get back to visit the Lawrence County, Indiana Clampitts for Thanksgiving and usually one other trip each year.

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Recommendations

A wonderful law firm with a great team of people

Our experience with the Clampitt Law Firm was absolutely amazing. They handled our stressful case with ease and great professionalism. Always being available to answer any questions or concerns, sending documents promptly and readily changing plans when needed to accomplish the best outcome for our case. Great family environment. Very welcoming. Mr. Clampitt and his team put in so much hard work and long hours for our case that we very much appreciated. I would recommend them to anyone who had a need for representation and wanted a honest, hardworking team who has your best interests at heart.

Sarah S.

Highly Recommended

I was looking for someone to help me with my divorce and was told by a friend that she trusted Clampitt law firm to help with all her legal needs. When I walked into their office, I was very scary as I wasn’t sure what to expect. I was greeted quickly and asked what they could help me with. I said I need to talk to someone that can help me with my divorce. I talked to Jim Clampitt. He calmed all the fears down and explained everything so I could understand what I was about to go through. On the days we had court, he made sure I was ok and able to talk to the judge as I am a very shy person. The outcome of the divorce was more than fair and I would recommend their law office to anyone who needs help with any of their needs. Thank you Clampitt law firm. Christina

Christina W.

Excellent service

I was greeting for my appointment with politeness and a very friendly smile. My appointment with Mr.Clampitt was on schedule. We met with Mr.Clampitt and he was very professional, curtious and understanding of our situation. I would definitely use and recommend Clampitt Law Firm for future use.

Debbie M.

Clampitt Law Firm is reliable and professional!

Thank you all so very much for assisting me with my matter in such a professional, quick, and supportive fashion…..I will not forget you, and will not hesitate to either recommend your firm, or utilize your firm again, should the need ever arise. Thanks Again!

Mark H.