Russell S. Kohn was born in Chicago, Illinois on September 2, 1959. He attended the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona from which he obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting in 1981 and his Juris Doctor Degree in 1984. He was admitted to practice law in Arizona in 1984 and in California in 1985.
He has limited his practice to representing injured victims in personal injury matters since 1987. Mr. Kohn is a lawyer for people, and does not represent businesses, corporations or insurance companies.
He enjoys the personal and professional satisfactions that comes from helping injured people obtain full and fair compensation. He is a lawyer who empathizes with this clients, and takes the time to understand the unique effects of the injuries to the specific lifestyle of each client.
As an attorney for people, Mr. Kohn is attentive and responsive to his clients. Each client's case is personally handled by him, rather than by paralegals or office staff. He believes that a successful resolution of a case is only achieved if the client is satisfied with the result. He also believes that a satisfied client is one who is fully informed about the applicable law, facts, and available options. For this reason, Mr. Kohn keeps each client fully informed, and is always accessible to his clients by phone and office visits. He is trustworthy, experienced, and aggressive for his clients.
Memberships: State Bar of California; State Bar of Arizona; Consumer Attorneys of California; Consumer Attorneys of San Diego; San Diego County Bar Association; Director 2006-2008, Bar Association of Northern San Diego County (President-Elect 2004; Member, Board of Directors 2001-2003; Chair, Personal Injury Section 1996-1998); Arbitrator, San Diego County Superior Court.
The experience and integrity he brings to each case has earned Mr. Kohn extensive recognition among his peers, including the distinction of being among the top 5 percent of attorneys endorsed by Super Lawyers in 2008 due to outstanding achievement. He was also elected by his peers as President of the Bar Association of Northern San Diego County for 2004, and was thereafter elected to a three-year term as a director of the San Diego County Bar Association in 2005.
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