Stephen Edward Berken

Stephen Edward Berken

National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
  • Bankruptcy
  • Colorado, Colorado
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Biography

Stephen E. Berken

STEPHEN E. BERKEN is a partner with Berken Cloyes, PC. His practice focuses on areas of consumer bankruptcy law. Mr. Berken earned his B.A. degree, cum laude, from the University of California in 1981, and his J.D. degree from Hastings College of the Law, University of California in 1984. Mr. Berken is a frequent lecturer before various professional groups. Mr. Berken handles cases involving Chapter 7 and 13, defense and prosecution of bankruptcy adversary matters.

He is the Colorado state chair for the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys. He is the founding member of the Colorado Consumer Bankruptcy Association. He is the creator of the Colorado Debtors’ Counsel Listserv, an Internet-based source of information for debtors’ counsel in the state of Colorado. The Listserv is provided as a free service to counsel of the Debtors’ Bar. Mr. Berken is on the ABI Advisory Board for Colorado. Mr. Berken is a board-certified expert in consumer bankruptcy, American Bankruptcy Board of Certification. He is the state chair for C.A.R.E. (Credit Abuse Resistance Education). Mr. Berken was named Bankruptcy Attorney of the Year by 5280 Magazine for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Named Super Lawyer (Thompson Reuters), 2020.

Academic Information: B.A., Political Science, University of California, 1981, Cum Laude; J.D., Hastings College of the Law, University of California, 1984 Date admitted to practice: November 1, 1985.

Education
University of California Hastings College of the Law
J.D. (1984) | law
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University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. (1981) | Political Science
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Professional Experience
state chairman
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys
Current
Certifications
Certified Expert, Consumer Bankruptcy Law
American Bankruptcy Board of Certification
Awards
Board certified expert, Consumer Bankruptcy Law
American Bankruptcy Board of Certification
Professional Associations
Colorado State Bar  # 14926
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 14926
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Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 14926
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10th Circuit
ID Number: 14926
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Fees
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    We accept debit cards.
Practice Area
    Bankruptcy
    Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Debt Relief
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Berken Cloyes
Contact & Map
1159 Delaware St
Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: (303) 623-4357
Fax: (720) 554-7853
Berken Cloyes
415 W. Bijou St.
Colorado Springs, CO 80905
Toll-Free: (303) 623-4357
Telephone: (303) 832-4357
Fax: (720) 554-7853
Monday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Wednesday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed