Community

The Aitken Family Acknowledged for their Philanthropic Leadership

The Aitken family is on a hot streak being recognized for their extensive involvement in the community. In the past year alone, they have been named Chapman University’s 2014 Citizen of the Year as well as the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s 2015 Community Partner of the Year. Now adding to their list of awards, Wylie, Bette,… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Attends the Annual CAOIE Palm Springs Seminar

What do you get when you pack more than 200 trial and consumer attorneys across the state in hotel conference rooms? Great discussions. Attorneys from across the state, including Aitken Aitken Cohn partners and attorneys, attended the annual Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire (CAOIE) Palm Springs Seminar. The three-day seminar took place May 1-3… read more

Aitken Aitken Cohn Named 2015 Community Partner of the Year

Whether it is running in the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Race or assisting Operation Helping Hands assemble bags of food to distribute to the homeless, Aitken Aitken Cohn loves giving back to the community. This year, one of the many organizations the firm supports has chosen to honor this dedication. The Constitutional Rights Foundation,… read more

Casey Johnson: Attorney Powerhouse and Legal Advice Guru

Despite his busy schedule, AAC partner, Casey Johnson, took time this week to speak at a number of engagements for local law schools. On Saturday, Casey spoke at Whittier Law School to educate students on depositions. The event was organized by the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA) and as the immediate past president of… read more

Changing California Law One Resolution at a Time

Boasting more than 9,000 members, the Orange County Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary bar associations in California. OCBA President Ashleigh Aitken recognizes its enormity and believes that most members are not taking advantage of their opportunities and benefits. She takes this month’s president page to highlight one of the many committees that… read more

Wylie Aitken to Lead Angels Stadium Lease Negotiations

In a unanimous vote on April 7, 2015, the Anaheim City Council approved the hiring of AAC founding partner, Wylie Aitken, as the new lead negotiator to represent Anaheim in the Angels Stadium lease negotiations. Aitken is replacing Charles Black, who led the previous round of negotiations. Aitken was first proposed by Mayor Tom Tait… read more

Fireworks, Music, and Celebration: AAC Attends the 20th Anniversary of Chapman University Fowler School of Law

No celebration would be complete without champagne, live music, fireworks and an all-star list of guests. Last Saturday, Chapman Law students, faculty, alumni, and local judges, attorneys, and city officials, gathered together to celebrate Chapman University Fowler School of Law’s 20th Anniversary. Among those who attended were AAC founding partner, Wylie Aitken (Chairman, Board of… read more

Ashleigh Aitken Tackles the Issue of Diversity in the Legal Community

“Inspiring” and “thought provoking” were just two words students used to describe Ashleigh Aitken’s comments in last month’s “Diversity in the Legal Community Panel” at Chapman University. The event, organized by a coalition of Fowler School of Law student organization leaders, hosted nearly a dozen presidents from Orange County’s affiliate bar associations to speak on… read more

OCBA President Ashleigh Aitken Invites You to the 31st Annual Judge Kenneth Lae Charity Golf Tournament

If you’ve ever wondered about OCBA President Ashleigh Aitken’s level of skill on the golf course, she confesses, “I have little natural talent, even less assumed skills, and no time to practice and do anything about it. The only facet of the game I seem to have mastered is wardrobe accumulation.”  Aitken uses this month’s… read more

What You Should Know About Railway Safety/Liability

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, The Los Angeles Times reported that a Metrolink train crashed into a truck in Oxnard, California, resulting in 28 injuries. Five days later, on Sunday March 1, 2015, ABC News reported an Amtrak train had crashed into a vehicle in Camarillo, California; no injuries were reported. With news of the… read more