Posts tagged "Southern California Rising Stars"

Being Atticus: Bearing the Name of America's Most Revered Lawyer

atticus-wegman.jpg Atticus Wegman of Aitken*Aitken*Cohn in Santa Ana, Calif., a listee in the 2012 issue of Southern California Rising Stars, has the distinction of being the first lawyer named Atticus on any of our Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. In part two of our two-part interview, Wegman talks about the positives and negatives of being named for the most famous and revered fictional lawyer of all time. (Part one can be read here.)

Atticus Wegman: How the Class of 2010 Found Work

atticus-wegman.jpg Atticus Wegman of Aitken*Aitken*Cohn in Santa Ana, Calif., a listee in the 2012 issue of Southern California Rising Stars, has the distinction of being the first lawyer named Atticus on any of our Super Lawyers or Rising Stars lists. In part one of our two-part interview, Wegman, a civil litigation attorney who graduated from Chapman University School of Law in May 2010, talks about how he found employment in this tough legal job market.

Wanting Hype: Sara Azari on Being a Legal Talking Head

We recently spoke with Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Sara Azari for the Q&A, "Fearless," in this year's Southern California Rising Stars magazine, but not all of our conversation made it into print. In the unpublished excerpt below, Azari talks about the difficulty of appearing on TV to analyze high-profile, celebrity cases...

LA Criminal Defense Attorney Sara Azari on Being Real with Clients

We recently spoke with Los Angeles criminal defense attorney Sara Azari for the Q&A, "Fearless," in this year's Southern California Rising Stars magazine, but not all of our conversation made it into print. In the unpublished excerpt below, Azari expounds on one of her favorite phrases: "I'd rather turn you down now than let you down later."

In the Latest Issue of Southern California Rising Stars Magazine ...

The cover story in the latest issue of Southern California Rising Stars magazine is all over the news these days. "Bleeding Dodger Blue" focuses on the work of Susman Godfrey attorney Victoria Cook, who, at the time she was called into the McCourt v. McCourt divorce case, initially thought her client was the other Frank McCourt--the author of Angela's Ashes--rather than the owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers.