Lauren A.R. Lofton


Lauren's legal practice has included the defense of health care professionals and entities in malpractice, premises liability, and employment law matters at the trial court and appellate level. At Yoka & Smith, she handles primarily personal injury matters, which include actions for both general and motor vehicle negligence, premises liability, and intentional torts, in counties throughout California. She also has experience defending clients in products liability matters. Lauren is conversational in Spanish.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Black Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles, Member
  • Association of Southern California Defense Counsel, Member
  • Los Angeles County Bar Association, Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Bonne Bridges Mueller O'Keefe & Nichols, Associate, 2007 - 2011

Bar Admissions

  • California, 2007
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California, 2007


Pepperdine University School of Law, Malibu, California

  • J.D. - 2007
  • Honors: Member, Honors Trial Team
  • Honors: Member, Moot Court Board

University of Southern California

  • B.S. - 2004
  • Major: Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing
  • Minor: Philosophy
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