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Wylie Aitken

Wylie Aitken

Personal Injury Lawyer
Aitken * Aitken * Cohn
Santa Ana, CA
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Attorney Biography

Mr. Aitken has been trial counsel in numerous significant tort cases involving bad faith insurance practices, aviation, automobiles, product liability, business tort litigation and actions involving wrongful death and major personal injuries. As appellate counsel, he has been involved in landmark insurance decisions such as: Boicourt v Amex Assurance Company, 78 Cal.App. 4th 1390 (2000); Neal v. Farmers Insurance Exchange, 21 Cal.3d 910, 148 Cal.Rptr. 389 (1978) and Gourley v. State Farm, 217 Cal.App.3d 111 (1990). As an active participant on the Amicus Curiae Committee of the Consumer Attorneys of California Trial Lawyers Association, he has argued numerous major tort actions to the Supreme Court of California.As a consumer advocate, Mr. Aitken developed bilingual consumer protection brochures, brochures on lawyer selection and he has served on college and charitable foundation boards and select commissions involving justice issues such as court congestion and justice facilities.As an author, his articles have appeared in numerous law reviews and legal publications; and he serves on the Jefferson's California Evidence Benchbook Editorial Board. He has also been a frequent guest on radio and television programs such as Larry King Live, Inside Edition, Michael Jackson Show, KABC Ronn Owens, OCN Prime Time, and KOCE Real Orange, among others.Mr. Aitken is a graduate of Marquette University Law School (1965) where he was a St. Thomas More scholar and Associate Editor of the Marquette Law Review and sits on the Marquette Law School Advisory Board. His undergraduate work was in the "OC" at Santa Ana College and Cal State Fullerton.

Practice Areas

Personal Injury (16%)
Motor Vehicle Accidents (7%)
Motorcycle Accidents (7%)
Medical Malpractice (7%)
Workplace Injuries (7%)
Spinal Cord Injuries (7%)
Premises Liability (7%)
Brain Injury (7%)
Pedestrian Accidents (5%)
Commercial Truck Accidents (5%)
Mass Tort (5%)
Wrongful Death (5%)
Nursing Home Abuse (4%)
Dog Bites (4%)
Products Liability (4%)
Boating Accidents (3%)
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Résumé - Wylie Aitken

Bar Licenses

California State Bar
Member in Good Standing

Work Experience

Aitken * Aitken * Cohn
Founding Partner


Marquette Univ Law School


American Board of Trial Advocates
Board of Directors
American Board of Trial Advocates

Council Board Member
California Arts

California Task Force on Court Facilities

Federal Judicial Advisory Committee for the Central Judicial District

American Board of Trial Advocates Foundation

President's Club Sustaining Member
Consumer Attorneys of California

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Awards & Honors

Irish Legal 100
Irish Voice Newspaper

Irish Legal 100
Irish Voice Newspaper

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Lawyer Legion

Best Lawyers in America
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Top 100 Super Lawyer in California
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Top 50 in Orange County Super Lawyer
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Wylie Aitken
Aitken * Aitken * Cohn
3 MacArthur Pl. Suite 800
Santa Ana, CA 92707
Office: 714-434-1424

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