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Russell Steven Kohn

Russell Steven Kohn

Helping injury victims for over 30 years!
  • Personal Injury, Products Liability
  • California
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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

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Products Liability
Drugs & Medical Devices, Motor Vehicle Defects, Toxic Torts
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Dog Bites & Attacks
  • Premises Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Slip and Fall
  • Free Consultation
  • Contingent Fees
    25% to 40%
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Kohn Law Office
- Current
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
J.D. | Law
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University of Arizona
B.S. | Accounting
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AV Preeminent
Best Lawyers in San Diego
Best Lawyers
Top Personal Injury Lawyers in San Diego
San Diego Magazine
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
Professional Associations
North County Bar Association
President 2004, Board of Directors 2001 - 2003
- Current
Activities: Chairman of Personal Injury Section 1996-2000
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San Diego County Bar Association
Board of Directors 2006-2008
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of California
- Current
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Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
- Current
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California State Bar  # 118539
- Current
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North County Bar Association
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Articles & Publications
The Tee is Yours If You Dare! Lessons in Trail Immunity
North County Bar Association
Lewis and Clarke, and the Indians. Casinos Too!
North County Bar Association
California Bicycle Law
Kohn Law Office
California Dog Bite Law
North County Bar Association
Injuries to Children in California
North County Bar Association
Damages: Obtaining Prejudgment Interest on Economic Damages in a Personal Injury Case
The Advocate, journal of the Consumer Attorney Associations of Southern California
Justice For the Fallen - Sidestepping the Trivial Defect Rule
North County Lawyer
Proposition 51 Does Not Affect Vicarious Liability
Trial Bar News, publication of the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego (formerly San Diego Trial Lawyers)
Speaking Engagements
Settlement Demands and Settlements in Multiparty Cases, Vista, CA
North County Bar Association
How to overcome potential pitfalls in separate settlements in multi defendant cases.
Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Arbitration, Vista, CA
North County Bar Association
The nuts and bolts of effectively handling uninsured and under-insured motorist claims through arbitration proceedings.
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Kohn Law Office
2170 S El Camino Real, Suite 201
Oceanside, CA 92054
Telephone: (760) 721-8182
Fax: (760) 721-5919