Atticus Wegman was born and raised in New Hampton, Iowa. Mr. Wegman attended Fresno State University where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science, graduating magna cum laude. In college, Mr. Wegman was awarded a scholarship to act as a representative of the California State University system. In an effort to remind our elected officials of the importance of education, he spoke directly with several state legislators regarding the rising tuition costs and the effects that such costs will have on low-income families.
After college, Mr. Wegman attended Chapman University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Wegman was a senior editor of a scholarly law journal and a member of the Mock Trial and Moot Court teams. He was also awarded a scholarship from the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) for demonstrating a strong interest in trial work, having strong written advocacy skills, and possessing strong oral advocacy skills. In addition to his classroom training, Mr. Wegman has had the privilege of interning with local state and federal judges.
In 2010, after passing the July bar exam, Mr. Wegman was promoted to an associate at Aitken * Aitken * Cohn. Mr. Wegman specializes in civil litigation with an emphasis in government tort liability, wrongful death, and general negligence.
Mr. Wegman is a member of the Orange County Bar Association, Orange County Trial Lawyer’s Association, Consumer Attorney’s of California, Association of Business Trial Lawyers, Constitutional Rights Foundation of Orange County, Warren J. Ferguson Inn of Court, and serves as a Local Board Member for the Selective Service. Mr. Wegman was named a Rising Star by Super Lawyers magazine in 2012. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in California are named to this list. In addition, Mr. Wegman has written articles that have been published by the Los Angeles Daily Journal, CAOC Forum, OCTLA Gavel, and Riverside Lawyer.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2014|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers Magazine||2012|
|Extern||United States Bankrkuptcy Court||2009 - 2010|
|Extern||Orange County Superior Court||2009 - 2009|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Warren J. Ferguson American Inn of Court||Team Leader||2011 - Present|
|Orange County Bar Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Selective Service||Local Board Member||2010 - Present|
|Association of Business Trial Lawyers (Orange County chapter)||Editorial Coordinator||2010 - Present|
|Orange County Trial Lawyers Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Consumer Attorneys of California||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Orange County Lawyer||Efforts to Curb Cyberbullying Move Off Campus||2014|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Hit-and-run: The case of phantom vehicles||2012|
|The Gavel (OCTLA)||Properly Pleading Government Tort Cases||2012|
|Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles (CAALA) Advocate||California budget cuts cripple the courts||2012|
|Riverside Lawyer Magazine||Should a Sputtering Economy Effect How You Value Automobile Insurance?||2012|
|Los Angeles Daily Journal||Navigating the Death of a Party||2011|
|Consumer Attorneys of California (CAOC) Forum Magazine||When Is the Cable Guy Off the Clock? The ins and outs of the “going and coming” rule||2011|
|The Gavel (OCTLA)||Faceoff: Federal Rules of Evidence v. California Evidence Code||2009|
|Chapman University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|California State University, Fresno||Political Science||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|New Admit Reception||Why should I attend law school?||2013|