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.
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 2007 due to outstanding achievement. He was also elected by his peers as President of the Bar Association of Northern San Diego County for 2004, and was thereafter elected to a three-year term as a director of the San Diego County Bar Association in 2006.
Arizona 1984 (inactive);
U.S. District Court, Southern District of California 1985.
University of Arizona, B.S. in Accounting 1981
University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law 1984
Professional Associations & Memberships
Memberships: State Bar of California; State Bar of Arizona; Consumer Attorneys of California; Consumer Attorneys of San Diego; San Diego County Bar Association (Board of Directors 2006-2008); Bar Association of North San Diego County (President 2004; Board of Directors 2001-2003; Chair, Personal Injury Section 1996-1998); Arbitrator, San Diego County Superior Court.
Honors and Awards
We are proud to announce that attorney Russell S. Kohn was elected to serve as 2004 President of the Bar Association of Northern San Diego County and was also elected to serve a three year term as a Director of the San Diego County Bar Association beginning in January 2006. Mr. Kohn has also been honored to be appointed to act as a Judge Pro Tempore in the Vista Superior Court handling settlement conferences and hearing small claims and traffic cases. Mr. Kohn continues to devote the majority of his professional time to securing justice for personal injury victims throughout the North San Diego County area, including Oceanside, Vista, Carlsbad, Encinitas, San Marcos, Bonsall, Fallbrook, and Escondido.