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Wylie Aitken Introduces Senator Darrell Steinberg at Recent Luncheon

Wylie Aitken was selected to introduce a longtime friend, The Honorable Darrell Steinberg, President pro Tempore, California State Senate this past April 26th, at the Hilton Irvine during an Orange County Forum luncheon. Elected by the Members of the Senate, the Pro Tem is the presiding officer on the floor, overseeing the appointment of committee… read more

Darren Aitken Co-Chair of the Volunteers For Justice Dinner 2013

Darren Aitken is honored to co-chair this year’s Volunteers For Justice Dinner on behalf of the Public Law Center. The Public Law Center provides legal services for Orange County’s low income residents, and the Volunteers For Justice Dinner is the organization’s primary fundraiser. Check out the video the PLC shot for the event (featuring Darren)… read more

Wylie Aitken Elected to Chair of the California Arts Council

Wylie, who is active in a number of major Orange County cultural organizations, including serving as Past President and Member of the President’s Circle of South Coast Repertory; Board member of the Segerstrom Center for the Arts; member of Arts Council Orange County; and Board member of the Mission San Juan Capistrano Preservation Foundation, has… read more

Chapman University Board Trustee, Wylie Aitken, Participates in the Orange County Business Journal’s Top 5 Dinner Gala Events for Orange County

Bette and Wylie Aitken recently attended Chapman University’s 31st annual American Celebration, one of the most successful one-night gala fundraisers in Orange County, raising over $2 million. The American Celebration is a Broadway-style stage show performed by Chapman University’s College of Performing Arts which raises funding annually to help provide scholarship money to deserving Chapman… read more

February 13, 2013, AAC attorney, Michael Penn to speak at Valley Vista Continuation High School in Fountain Valley

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013, Aitken * Aitken * Cohn attorney, Michael A. Penn, will speak to 100 students at Valley Vista Continuation High School in Fountain Valley on the topic “When You Become 18 – A Legal Survival Guide for Teenagers.” This presentation is a part of the Orange County Bar Association’s Teenage Survival… read more

Laura’s House New Emergency Shelter Opens

The Aitkens were honored to be a Vision Sponsor for Laura’s House recent opening of their New Emergency Shelter. The new shelter increases Laura’s House’s capacity to serve victims of domestic violence and their children by 93%. Laura’s House provides unduplicated domestic violence-related services to the 915,000 residents of Orange County, California and beyond. Over… read more

AAC Proudly Serves as a Leadership Circle Sponsor for the Constitutional Right Foundation’s Annual Benefit

This past year, Aitken Aitken Cohn was proud to serve as a Leadership Circle Sponsor for the Constitutional Rights Foundation’s annual benefit. The benefit honored the Community Partner of the Year, Snell & Wilmer, LLP; Honorable James P. Gray Judge of the Year, Honorable Thomas J. Borris; and the Volunteer of the Year, Blizzard Entertainment,… read more

AAC’s Of Counsel Attorney Ashleigh Aitken Speaks at Chapman University

On Monday, October 22, 2012, Of Counsel attorney Ashleigh Aitken spoke at Chapman University to a class joint taught by Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Orange County Business Council President and CEO Lucy Dunn. The class focuses on leadership, and Ms. Aitken spoke on Effective Leadership Techniques for Women. Ms. Aitken was asked to speak on… read more

Atticus Wegman and the OCBA Young Lawyers Division give back to our community by making our senior citizens smile

This past summer, Aitken * Aitken * Cohn associate, Atticus Wegman joined other Orange County Bar Association Young Lawyers Division members at the Vintage Newport Senior Living Center for Senior Smiles Day. The OCBA YLD community outreach volunteers were paired with seniors to play games, read, participate in art projects and join in group activities…. read more

Aitkens Attend Chapman University Performance Art Center Ground Breaking

Chapman University was the hub of excitement this past week where several well-known musical alum performed at the festive groundbreaking for the new Chapman University Performing Arts Center scheduled to open in 2015. World-famous tenor Placido Domingo was among the attendees as the featured speaker. University President, Jim Doti, announced that the upcoming center front… read more