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

$2,500,000: Three-Year-Old Boy Who Lost Mother in a Vehicle Accident Leads to Settlement in Millions

Partner Darren O. Aitken of Aitken Aitken Cohn secured a $2,500,000.00 settlement for a three-year-old boy who lost his mother in a vehicle collision caused by a military service member on active duty.  Decedent was a 26-year-old homemaker who was fatally injured when defendant, operating a military Humvee at the time as part of a… 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

Aitken Aitken Cohn Recognizes National Brain Injury Awareness Month

The average cost of caring for a survivor of traumatic brain injury often exceeds $1.5 million in a lifetime.* March is “National Brain Injury Awareness Month” and Aitken Aitken Cohn would like to honor the individuals and families who have been affected by severe brain injuries. For over 20 years, Aitken Aitken Cohn has fought… read more

Michael Penn Named One of the “Five Associates to Watch”

Congratulations to Michael Penn who was named to the “Top Five Associates to Watch” list! He was considered alongside over 400 attorneys throughout California and was selected a part of the top five whose dedication and excellence in the legal field have set them apart. Now in his eleventh year at Aitken Aitken Cohn, Penn… 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

Atticus Wegman Tromps Insurance Company in Unanimous Jury Decision

In celebration for receiving a unanimous verdict from the jury this past week, Aitken Aitken Cohn raised a glass to toast Atticus Wegman for all his hard work representing a client who was struck while crossing the street. Defendant argued that our client shared in the fault because she only saw a doctor a limited amount… read more

Metrolink Train Derails In Oxnard After Colliding With Truck – 28 Injured

OXNARD, CALIFORNIA (February 24, 2015) – A Metrolink commuter train struck a vehicle in Southern California this morning causing five of the train cars to derail, and three to be left on its side. Currently, there have been no fatalities but 28 people have been left with head trauma and neck and back injuries, with… read more

Riviera Magazine features the Aitkens as a “Power Family”

The Aitken Family is honored to have been featured in Riviera Magazine’s recent “Power Families” edition. From Olympians and film producers to philanthropists, Riviera features the top 20 most influential families in Orange County, spotlighting the Aitkens’ legal prowess along with their many endeavors in the political and charitable areas. Fifty years after sharing their… read more