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Loris Bakken has been practicing law in the Central Valley since 2001. Her practice areas include bankruptcy litigation, business law, family law, personal injury, and mediation.

Ms. Bakken has represented Chapter 7 Trustees for almost five years. She has represented bankruptcy trustees in all matters related to their administration of bankruptcy cases including: employment of professionals, liquidation of assets, recovery of property of the estate, litigation of adversary proceedings to avoid fraudulent transfers and preferential transfers, litigation of adversary proceedings to avoid debtors’ discharge, and review and investigation of creditors’ claims.

Ms. Bakken is also a certified mediator. She is a graduate of the prestigious Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution and is on the panel of mediators for the San Joaquin County Superior Court. Ms. Bakken also has experience as a mediator of family law matters and has received specific training and education in this area.

Ms. Bakken is a member of the American Bankruptcy Institute and a member of the National Association of Bankruptcy Trustees. She is also a member of the San Joaquin County Bar Association, Family Law, Women Lawyers, and Business Sections.


Practice areas


  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 70%
    5 years
  2. Business: 10%
    14 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 10%
    5 years
  4. Family: 5%
    10 years
  5. Chapter 11 Bankruptcy: 5%
    5 years



Hourly ($250-350/hour)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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  • Nathan Thomas Jackson

    Loris is a smart and hard working attorney. I fully endorse her.


    Nathan Jackson Employment & Labor Attorney
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Contact info

Schneweis-Coe & Bakken, LLP

404 West Pine Street, Suite 14
Lodi, CA, 95240


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
College Honor AwardSigma Alpha Iota1993
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerSchneweis-Coe & Bakken, LLP2015 - Present
AttorneyHerum\Crabtree\Suntag2014 - 2014
AttorneyThe Suntag Law Firm2010 - 2014
PartnerSchneweis-Coe & Bakken2009 - 2010
AttorneyLaw Office of Sabrina Schneweis-Coe2007 - 2009
AttorneyLoris L. Bakken, Attorney at Law2004 - 2007
AssociateKroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson2000 - 2003
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Association of Bankruptcy TrusteesN/A2014 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2011 - Present
Stockton Shelter for the HomelessFundraising Committee2003 - Present
San Joaquin Small Claims Advisory ClinicN/A2003 - 2004
Stockton Shelter for the HomelessBoard of Directors2003 - 2012
Stockton Senior Service AgencyBoard of Directors2002 - 2002
Leadership StocktonN/A2002 - 2003
San Joaquin County Bar Association, Across The BarN/A2001 - 2004
Delta College Legal Services ClinicN/A2001 - 2003
State Bar of CaliforniaN/A2001 - Present
San Joaquin County Bar AssociationN/A2001 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
Across The Bar (San Joaquin County Bar Association)The Do's and Don'ts of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy2013
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
McGeorge SOL Univ of the PacificLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Univ of NevadaPre-MedicineBS - Bachelor of Science1995
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
2015 Masters SeriesBankruptcy Basics: What Every Non-Bankruptcy Attorney Needs To Know2015