Loren W. Soukup

Loren W. Soukup


Graduated Empire Law School, Cum Laude (2007); Bachelor of Science, Cal Poly State University, Summa Cum Laude (2003)

Areas of Expertise:

Construction and Bidding, Facilities and Business, Real Property, Contracts, Governance, Certificated and Classified Personnel Matters


Ms. Soukup is an experienced transactional attorney, negotiating and structuring a wide variety of business, real estate, construction, and employment matters. Additionally, she provides a range of legal advice and services centered on facilities, including solar projects and clean energy, general business matters and labor and employment, including discipline and layoffs. Ms. Soukup also serves as general counsel for school districts, county offices of education and community college districts, routinely advising clients on the Brown Act, Public Records Act, conflict of interest issues, and development of governing board and county board policies and regulations.

Ms. Soukup served as a board member on the California Council of School Attorneys and on the Office of Administrative Hearings Special Education Advisory Committee for the State of California.

Ms. Soukup has twenty-two years of experience in education with twenty years of experience in education law.  Prior to joining SCLS and while attending Empire Law School, Ms. Soukup worked as a Special Education Paraprofessional in the Sonoma County schools.  Ms. Soukup served as a Law Clerk for SCLS from 2005-2007 and has been an attorney with SCLS since 2007.



Loren W. Soukup
School and College Legal Services of California
5350 Skylane Boulevard
Santa Rosa, California  95403
T: (707) 524-2690
F: (707) 578-0517