David J. Claus, Partner

david claus, lgrc, tiffin law

Contact Info

David J. Claus
(419) 448-9250

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury/Wrongful Death
  • Creditor Representation
  • Civil Litigation
  • General Corporate Representation

In 2008, Dave joined forces with the then existing law firm of Lange & DeVine Law Offices, LLC, which included attorneys Mike Lange and Anne Lange DeVine to form Lange, DeVine & Claus, LLC. Anne and Dave then merged with Gordon Law LLC in 2017 forming Lange Gordon Rannigan & Claus LLC that includes current law partners Anne Lange DeVine, Bryan Rannigan and David Claus.

Dave grew up in Seneca County and graduated from Bellevue Senior High School in 1991. He graduated from Bowling Green State University in 1995 with a BA in Psychology and History minor. Dave obtained his law degree from the University of Akron School of Law and was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 1999. Dave has previous legal experience through private practice in Sandusky, Vermilion, and Tiffin, Ohio. As a partner of Lange Gordon Rannigan & Claus LLC, Dave’s areas of practice include Personal Injury, Wrongful Death, Creditor Representation, Corporate, and Civil Litigation. Dave and his wife Shelley reside in Republic, Ohio with their three children.


  • Bowling Green State University, BA, 1995 (Psychology major)
  • University of Akron School of Law, J.D., 1999
  • Bellevue Senior High School, class of 1991


  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Seneca County Bar Association
  • Licensed in Federal District Court, Northern District of Ohio
  • Licensed in Federal Bankruptcy Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio

Community Service

  • Previous Board Member; Tiffin Community YMCA
  • Previous Board President; CYO
  • Previous Board Member; Tiffin-Seneca United Way
  • Previous Board Member; Immaculate Conception School Endowment Fund Committee
  • Previous Board Member; Bellevue Development Corporation
  • Board Member; Immaculate Conception School Advisory Committee
  • Board Member (Secretary); Gridiron Foundation of Bellevue, Inc.
  • Lector; Immaculate Conception Church
  • Board Member; Bellevue Senior High School Alumni Association
  • Head Coach; Ohio Blue Devils High School AAU Basketball Team


  • Born in Bellevue, Ohio
  • Married to Shelley Claus

Lange Gordon Rannigan and Claus LLC

Lange Gordon Rannigan & Claus LLC
27 Court St.
Tiffin, Ohio 44883-2302
Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
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