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Aitken Aitken Cohn Retained to Represent Student Critically Injured in Anaheim Hills School Bus Crash

On April 24, 2014 an Orange Unified School District bus traveling from El Rancho Charter Middle School suddenly veered from the roadway and onto an embankment where it collided with a tree.  The collision occurred along Nohl Ranch Road not far from the Anaheim Hills Golf Course.  Bus driver Gerald Rupple and the 11 passengers… read more

Another Successful Palm Springs Seminar

From April 4 through April 6, 2014, over 200 attorneys from across the state descended upon the desert for the CAOIE/ OCTLA Palm Springs Seminar.  Celebrating its fifth year since being reborn after a lengthy hiatus, this year’s seminar represented the first year OCTLA was invited to partner in this legendary event.   The energy and… read more

OC Register Warns About Sightings of Mountain Lions

A recent front page article in the 13 February 2014 issue of the OC Register warned about the dangers of cat country.  After a double sighting of mountain lions in the Whiting Ranch Park, officials have increase patrols and warnings.  Aitken Aitken Cohn is all too familiar with the dangers that mountain lions create and… read more

OCTLA and CAOIE Jointly Present the 2014 Palm Springs Seminar!

The Consumer Attorneys of the Inland Empire (CAOIE) and the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association (OCTLA) are pleased to announce a new partnership!   Recognizing that two Associations are better than one, CAOIE and OCTLA will be jointly presenting the 2014 Palm Springs Seminar April 4 -6, 2014 at the Rancho Las Palmas Resort in Rancho… read more

Aitken Aitken & Cohn to Lead High Profile Lawsuit for Wrongful Termination

This week Aitken Aitken Cohn attorneys, Wylie Aitken and Michael Penn in association with Gary Bennett filed a  wrongful termination and retaliation lawsuit on behalf of their client, Jess Carbajal, against the County of Orange.  Mr. Carbajal’s wrongful termination stemmed from the botched investigation directed by high level County superiors into alleged sex crimes committed… read more

Ashleigh, Darren, Michael, and Wylie to Speak at 52nd Annual CAOC Convention.

  On November 14th, the 52nd Annual CAOC Convention will kick off at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco. Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) is a professional organization made up of nearly 3,000 attorneys who represent plaintiffs seeking accountability from those who do wrong. The convention offers a unique opportunity for the California legal community… read more

Terry Aitken Celebrates His 30th Year as Case Administrator for Aitken*Aitken*Cohn!

Terry Aitken, case administrator and a pillar to the Aitken*Aitken*Cohn legacy, has just celebrated his thirtieth year with the firm! Thank you, Terry, for all that you have contributed to this team – Aitken*Aitken*Cohn would not be the firm that it is today without your contribution. In recognizing all that Terry has done for the… read more

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn congratulates Jere Beasley, Graham Esdale, and Cole Portis of Beasley Allen for their great results for their clients in Toyota trial

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn would like to congratulate Jere Beasley, Graham Esdale, and Cole Portis of Beasley Allen of Alabama for their settlement with Toyota Motors after a jury returned a $3 million verdict against Toyota in an unintended acceleration case tried in Oklahoma. In September 2007, Jean Bookout and her friend and passenger were exiting a highway… read more

Aitken*Aitken*Cohn Retained to Represent Family of Paul Michelena

On October 11, 2013, Paul Michelena, a resident of San Clemente, was struck and killed by a car in the Ralph’s Grocery Store parking lot located on El Camino Real, at the intersection of Barcelona, in the City of San Clemente. Paul Michelena is survived by his wife, Lisa, and his children, Frankie (16), Jean-Luc… read more

Wylie Aitken to Speak at 40th Annual ABTL Seminar

Aitken Aitken & Cohn’s founder Wylie Aitken will be speaking at the 40th annual Association of Business Trial Lawyers (ABTL) seminar. ABTL was founded as a forum to better discuss business trials and increase communication between the bench and the bar. The seminar is a unique opportunity where litigators and judges can meet to discuss… read more