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Inaugural Wylie A. Aitken Professor of Law, Race, and Social Justice Selected by Chapman University

By Aitken Aitken Cohn Aitken*Aitken*Cohn is proud to announce Firm Founder Wylie A. Aitken established a new professorship at Chapman University’s Dale E. Fowler School of Law in efforts to further the university’s commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice. The inaugural Wylie A. Aitken Professor of Law, Race, and Social Justice will be… read more

Firm Attains $11 Million Settlement on Behalf of Quadriplegic Victim in Pool Accident

By Aitken Aitken Cohn Partners Rich Cohn and Casey Johnson secured an $11,000,000 settlement on behalf of a 20-year-old client who was rendered a quadriplegic after diving into an unsafe HOA swimming pool. Isaac L., the client, was visiting his father at his condominium for a family pool BBQ. After visiting with family in the… read more

Megan Demshki Will Host Two Upcoming RCBA Events

By Aitken Aitken Cohn Megan Demshki will host two upcoming Riverside County Bar Association virtual events. Megan is a Barrister for the organization and has played a prominent role in many of the monthly virtual event it hosts. The first event is the Civil Litigation Roundtable with Judge Craig Riemer. It will take place on… read more

Client Leaves Glowing Review for Chris Aitken

Chris Aitken recently received a glowing review from one of his clients. The review outlines the very thing Aitken Aitken Cohn stands for: Our Clients Are Family. It’s a testament to the work the firm does for our clients, and the lengths we will go to to ensure they are taken care of. Read the… read more

Atticus Wegman Secures $775,000 Settlement for Motor Vehicle Accident Client

By Aitken Aitken Cohn Atticus Wegman secured a $775,000 settlement on the eve of arbitration for a client that injured his back in two motor vehicle crashes just two weeks apart. Atticus had the difficult task of apportioning the injuries between the crashes. This unfortunate sequence of events began when the client was a passenger… read more

2020 Racial Justice Legislative Review: The Limits of the Outrage Surrounding George Floyd (OC Lawyer Magazine)

This piece was originally published in the February 2021 issue of OC Lawyer Magazine. By Casey Johnson and Michael A. Gregg The year 2020 will forever be associated with the devastation of COVID-19. Institutions throughout the country had to adapt during unprecedented times to continue to function as best they could. The California legislature was… read more

Staff Spotlight: Atticus Wegman (Episode 7)

Our Staff Spotlight series is back for episode 7, and this time we are talking to Partner Atticus Wegman. He is one of the young, bright stars at the firm and we are excited to let you get to know him a little more. Partner Chris Aitken interviews Atticus as he explores his background coming… read more

A Statement from Aitken Aitken Cohn – In Memory of Sarah and Payton Chester

By Aitken Aitken Cohn In Memory of Sarah and Payton Chester Wylie Aitken, Darren Aitken, and Michael Penn, attorneys for the Chester family (Husband Chris and sons Hayden and Riley), and the entire Aitken Aitken Cohn family, join all those who today are reflecting on the one year anniversary of the tragic helicopter accident which… read more

Nine Aitken Aitken Cohnn Attorneys Listed as 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers

Aitken Aitken Cohn is proud to announce that nine attorneys have been named to the 2021 Southern California Super Lawyers and the 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Stars. A prestigious honor, only 5% of practicing attorneys in the country are selected as Super Lawyers each year, and even less, 2.5%, are selected as Rising Stars. The… read more

Wylie Aitken Honored by Chapman University as Chair Emeritus

For more than 20 years, Wylie Aitken and his wife, Bette, have been supporting Chapman University, including Wylie serving on the Board of Trustees since 2004 and serving as Board Chair for the past four years, having fulfilled his term and completed his leadership. In honor of his exemplary service and commitment to the school,… read more