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Aitken Aitken Cohn named to Civic 50 Orange County’s Most Charitable Companies Once Again!

Aitken Aitken Cohn is, once again, one of the 50 most charitable companies in Orange County! The Civic 50 Orange County is presented by the Orange County Business Journal (OCBJ) in partnership with OneOC and provides a “local standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies can use their time, skills and other resources to… read more

Casey Johnson Honored with the “Be the Change” Award

Aitken Aitken Cohn partner Casey Johnson was recently awarded with the “Be the Change” award at the 2nd Annual Diversity & Inclusion Unity in Service Celebration! The special awards ceremony took place on September 5, 2018 and was hosted by the Chapman University Fowler School of Law and Crowell & Moring, in collaboration with the… read more

All Qualified Aitken Aitken Cohn Attorneys Named to the 2019 Best Lawyers® in America List!

Aitken Aitken Cohn is pleased to announce that all qualified lawyers, eight in total, have been included in the 2019 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America! This is the 31st consecutive year that founding partner Wylie Aitken has received the Best Lawyer distinction; the 6th consecutive year for partners Darren Aitken, Chris Aitken, and… read more

Marquette University Honors Wylie Aitken with Professional Achievement Award

Wylie Aitken, founding partner of Aitken Aitken Cohn, was awarded this year’s “Professional Achievement Award” by his alma mater, Marquette University, at their annual Alumni National Awards Ceremony in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Saturday, April 28, 2018. Chosen for his incredible achievements as a trial lawyer as well as his impact on creating a safer society,… read more

Megan Demshki Awarded with Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court’s Biddle Book Award for 2017-18

Aitken Aitken Cohn Associate Attorney, Megan Demshki, was recently awarded with the Leo A. Deegan Inn of Court’s Biddle Book Award for 2017-2018! The award—named in memory of Louise Biddle, former executive director of the Inn and the Riverside County Bar Association award—is given “to an outstanding attorney who exemplifies the goals of the Inn… read more

$1,250,000: OCFA Firefighter Paramedic Injured in Ambulance Rollover Crash

CASE DESCRIPTION: Passenger transport van traveling eastbound on Warner Ave. collided with an ambulance that was traveling southbound on Euclid St. in the city of Fountain Valley, causing the ambulance to roll on its side, injuring seven people. Plaintiff brought suit for damages sustained in the accident against the ambulance company, the medical transport van… read more

Casey Johnson Named 2018 Top Ranked Lawyer and Legal Leader

Aitken Aitken Cohn partner, Casey R. Johnson, is a top AV® Preeminent™ attorney in Southern California and has been named to this year’s 2018 Legal Leaders List! The award, created in partnership between American Lawyer Media (ALM) and Martindale-Hubbell, is reserved for only the top ranked lawyers in the nation. ALM is a leading provider… read more

Adventures with the Aitken Family

As published on South of the Pier Magazine, February 2018 For a family that loves to travel, it’s fitting that Christopher and Maureen Aitken met while abroad. The couple, both attorneys, met while at a legal seminar in Puerto Vallarta in 1997 and married two years later. The family now includes four children: Tyler (18),… read more

Michael Penn Awarded Attorney Coach of the Year by Constitutional Rights Foundation

The Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County (CRF-OC) honored Aitken Aitken Cohn Partner Michael Penn and Graves & King Partner Michael Sargent as Attorney Coaches of the Year at their Mock Trials Awards Dinner on February 8, 2018. For Michael Penn, the honor comes after serving more than 10 years as an attorney coach on… read more

Catch Michael Penn Speak on “What’s New in Tort and Trial? 2017 in Review”

This week, Aitken Aitken Cohn partner Michael Penn and a team of other highly skilled practitioners, kicked off their “tour” across southern California to update fellow attorneys what new changes 2017 has brought to tort and trial law. Each seminar is approved for 3-hours MCLE Credit (which includes 1-hour Ethics Credit). Learn the new statutes… read more