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Loren M. Solfest - Apple Valley, MN

14985 Glazier AveSuite 525 Apple Valley, MN 55124

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Updated: 01/16/2024

Apple Valley Real Estate Lawyer


Loren Solfest is a managing shareholder and Vice-President of Dougherty, Molenda, Solfest, Hills & Bauer P.A. He heads the firms banking, business and commercial law and civil and commercial litigation practice groups and he has been practicing transactional and litigation law since 1986. He practices in the areas of banking, commercial litigation, business and real estate law...

About Loren M. Solfest

Practice Areas

  • Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Law
  • Banking
  • Arbitration and Mediation


  • 40%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Shareholder | Vice President


  • English


Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 1986
  • Wisconsin
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Wisconsin
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit

Specialties and Certifications

  • Real Property Law Specialist, Minnesota State Bar Association, 1998
  • Qualified Neutral Under Minn. Gen. R. Prac. 114, ADR Program, 1996

Other Affiliations

  • Minnesota State Bar Association (Member)
  • Dakota County Bar Association (Member)
  • First Judicial District Bar Association
  • Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association (Member)
  • Minnesota Association for Justice (Member)
  • Civil Law
  • Scott-Carver-Dakota CAP Agency, Inc. (Board Member)
  • Dakota County Law Library (Member)
  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce (2010 Board Chairperson and former Board Member)
  • Burnsville Chamber of Commerce (Former Treasurer and Board Member)
  • Dakota County Regional Chamber of Commerce
  • Lakeville Chamber of Commerce
  • Minnesota Valley YMCA (Former Chairperson and Board Member Southwest Area YMCA, former Board Chairperson)
  • Y Partners Campaign (Former Chairperson)
  • National Bicentennial Writing Competition (Judge 1987)
  • Notre Dame Club of Minnesota (Lifetime Member)


  • Hamline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1986
    Law Journal: Hamline Journal of Public Law and Policy, Associate, 1984
  • University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1983
    Honors: Notre Dame Scholar Award, 1979-1983
    Major: Government

Fraternities and Sororities

  • Sigma Nu Phi

Pro Bono Activities

  • Legal Assistance of Dakota County - Volunteer, 1989 - Present
  • Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services - Volunteer, 1986 - 1989


Other Sources of Feedback About Loren M. Solfest

Included on the 2024 Minnesota list

Past Lists

  • 2023 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2017 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2016 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2015 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2014 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2013 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2012 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2011 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2010 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2009 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2008 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2007 Minnesota Super Lawyers list
  • 2006 Minnesota Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Loren M. Solfest on Super Lawyers


  • Super Lawyers, Banking Law, Real Estate and Business Litigation, 2006 - Present
  • AV Peer Review Rated by Martindale Hubbell, 2006 - Present
  • Southwest YMCA Distinguished Leader Award Recipient, 1997
  • Minnesota Valley YMCA Y Partners Campaign All Star Award Recipient, 2004


Office Information


14985 Glazier AveSuite 525 Apple Valley, MN 55124


  • 952-432-3780

Accepts Credit Cards


Office Hours

Monday-Friday: 8am - 5pm



  • Adelphia Law Journal, Editor in Chief, Delta Theta Phi, 1985
  • Minnesota Litigation Checklists §1-1 et seq., Matthew Bender & Company, Inc.,, 2007

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