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Steven Po Chang

Steven Po Chang

Practice areas:

Litigation, Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

About Me

Mr. Chang is the founding member of Law Offices of Steven P. Chang. He bagan servicing the San Gabriel valley in private practice since 2002. Prior to private practice Mr. Chang worked for Department of Justice - Attorney General's Office and was an integral part of many key litigations. Mr. Chang then joined private practice with the law firm of Yoka & Smith, LLP where he further refined and perfected his litigation skills.

In 2002, realizing that the San Gabriel Community can be best served with a bilingual attorney who is truly bilingual and with a full understanding of the American and Chinese culture, Mr. Chang opened his private practice, specializing in Bankruptcy Law, Employment Litigation and Business Litigation.

Beginning in 2005 recognizing that the great inland empire including riverside county and san bernardino county can be better served.  Law Offices of Steven P. Chang started its Riverside office to serve the nearby cities for bankruptcy and business litigations.  We helped clients with bankruptcy and consumer debts issues in Riverside, Blythe, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Rancho Cucamonga, and all nearby cities. 

Most recently, Mr. Chang filed an action against an insurance company for bad faith and denial of insurance coverage. Mr. Chang obtained a confidential settlement of over $2,000,000.00 for his client prior to trial.  

In 2010, after a 16 day court trial Mr. Chang obtained a $4,000,000.00 judgment for his client.  This was one of the large non personal injury judgment in the district. 


Languages Spoken: Mandarin

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2002

  1. Litigation: 50%
    13 years
  2. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 15%
    13 years
  3. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 15%
    13 years
  4. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    13 years



Fixed (Sometimes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

5 total 

  • Christopher James Langley

    Steven is a great attorney to have fighting in your corner. Not only is he extremely knowledgeable but he knows how to put that knowledge to good use in creative ways. I have zero reservations referring clients and friends to Steven since I know that he treat them with the care and respect that I would give them.


    Christopher Langley Bankruptcy & Debt Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • Albert Siu

    I endorse this lawyer. Steven is one of the few bankruptcy attorneys specializing in helping distressed homeowners facing foreclosure and related debt problems from the real estate mortgage crises. His cool demeanor and friendly attitude, coupled with his extensive experience in Bankruptcy law, is what sets him apart from other attorneys in his field. It is a pleasure to know him and I recommend bankruptcy clients to seek his professional advice and legal services.


    Albert Siu Business Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact Info

Law Offices of Steven P. Chang

4158 14th St.
Riverside, CA, 92507




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top AttorneysPasadena Magazine2014
Certified Bankrupty SpecialistState Bar of California2011

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing PartnerBankruptcy Specialist Law Firm2010 - Present
Managing PartnerLaw Offices of Steven P. Chang2002 - 2010
Law ClerkYoka & Smith, LLP2000 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
San Gabriel Valley Bar AssociationBoard Member2014 - Present
San Gabriel Valley Bar AssociationMember2013 - Present
Bankruptcy American Inn of CourtMember2011 - Present
Central District of California Consumer Bankruptcy Attorney AssociationMember2010 - Present
National Asociation of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneysmember2009 - Present
SGVBAMember2007 - 2009

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Jiang v. Zhao, et al.Judgment for Paintiff in excess of $4,000,000.00
In re: Hilemanestablished legal precedent for Central District of California
In re: A.H.Discharged

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Publication NameTitleDate
Law Offices of Steven P. ChangEliminate Your Second Mortgage2010


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Southwestern Univ SOLN/AlawN/A
California St UnivN/AundergraduateN/A

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Inns of CourtChapter 11 - Sales of Estate Assets Over Objection of Co-owners2014
Bankruptcy American Inns of Court - Presenter as Pupilage Team MemberBankruptcy Law2011