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Christopher R. Aitken,  who received his B.A. from the University of California (Los Angeles) in 1992 and his J.D. from the University of Southern California School of Law in 1996, is a partner in the Santa Ana firm of Aitken, Aitken, & Cohn. Mr. Aitken represents plaintiffs in major civil jury trial litigation involving personal injury, insurance bad faith, wrongful death, and general business litigation. He also is the creator and lead contributor of the Consumer Personal Injury Lawyer Blog.  He has also been a frequent continuing education speaker for the various California bar associations, and is a contributing member of the Consumer Attorney of California and the Orange County Bar Association.  For a complete biography, you can find me at:


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  1. Personal Injury: 30%
    20 years, 100 cases
  2. Car Accident: 20%
    20 years, 100 cases
  3. Brain Injury: 20%
    20 years, 50 cases
  4. Wrongful Death: 15%
    20 years, 50 cases
  5. Motorcycle Accident: 15%
    20 years, 50 cases



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Contact info

3 Macarthur Pl #800
Santa Ana, CA, 92707-6076

Po Box 2555
Santa Ana, CA, 92707-0555



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Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2014
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2013
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2012
Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation & Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2012
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers Magazine2011
Best Lawyer, Commercial Litigation & Personal InjuryBest Lawyers in America2011
Top 100 Personal Injury Settlements of 2008-2009Daily Journal (California)2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2010
Super LawyerLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2009
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2008
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2007
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2006
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2005
Rising StarLaw & Politics Magazine2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PartnerLaw Offices of Aitken Aitken Cohn1997 - Present
Association namePosition nameDuration
Orange County Bar Association Charitable FundBoard of DirectorsN/A
Orange County Bar Association, Judiciary CommitteeBoard of DirectorsN/A
Laura's HouseFormer ChairN/A
Hispanic Bar Association of Orange CountyFormer ChairN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Public Law CenterMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Buckett v. Breckinridge$100,000,000 (structure), $20,000,000 (actual)
Confidential versus Disneyland$25,000,000 (LA Times Estimate)
Feitler v. EA Pedersen$23,500,000 trial verdict
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Publication nameTitleDate
California Tort Forms From Expert LitigatorsVehicle Collisions in Intersections2014
California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)PI Proof (Treatise on Personal Injury)2013
Jefferson's California Evidence BenchbookThird EditionN/A
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California - Los AngelesN/AOther - BachelorsN/A
University of Southern California Law SchoolN/AJD - Juris DoctorN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
MediationMediation Strategies2011
CAOC: Beaver CreekBrain Injury2010