Cornelius "Neil" Bahan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Clemente, CA

Cornelius P. Bahan, Inc.
 | 113 Avenida Granada, San Clemente, CA 92672
Phone: 949-622-0200
Fax: 949-622-0206
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1972
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (40%),
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Insurance Coverage (30%)
Attorney Profile

Cornelius P. Bahan is the founder and sole attorney of his own firm located in Irvine, California. He concentrates his practice on representing plaintiffs in civil litigation with a particular focus on the areas of medical malpractice, elder abuse, medical device product liability and other personal injury matters. Mr. Bahan also represents clients throughout California in individual and class action cases involving matters of civil liability such as fraud, insurance bad faith and dangerous designs of highways, streets and automobiles. He has won numerous multimillion-dollar awards on behalf of his clients.

After graduating with a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1969, Mr. Bahan earned his law degree from the University of Southern California Gould School of Law in 1972. He began his career defending insurance companies in tort liability cases but switched to plaintiff representation more than 30 years ago and has been passionately pursuing justice for claimants ever since. He is admitted to practice in the state of California.

Mr. Bahan shares his extensive knowledge and experience in civil litigation by giving lectures to several professional organizations and groups, including the Orange County Bar Association, the Orange County Trial Lawyers Association, Continuing Education of the Bar California and the American Inns of Court. His presentations have covered topics that include current developments in civil litigation, government liability and responsibility, birth injury litigation and bad faith litigation.

In order to stay abreast of developments in his practice area, Mr. Bahan is a member of the bar associations for Orange County and Southern Orange County, the Consumer Attorneys of California, the American Association for Justice, the American Board of Trial Advocates and the International Academy of Trial Lawyers.

Practice Areas
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (40%)

Professional Liability (30%)

Insurance Coverage (30%)


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Super Lawyers: 2007 - 2020

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About Cornelius Bahan

Admitted: 1972, California

Professional Webpage:

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • International Academy of Trial Lawyers (IATL)
  • American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)
  • American Association for Justice (AAJ)
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Robert Banyard Inns of Court
  • Southern Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association
  • Orange County Trial Lawyers
  • California, 1972

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Inns of Court: Technology in the Courtroom
  • Bad Faith Litigation, CEB
  • Government Liability/Responsibility, Orange County Trial Lawyers
  • Western Society of OB/GYN
  • Birth Injury Litigation, Orange County Bar Association
  • Current Developments in Civil Litigation, CEB

Educational Background:

  • University of California at Santa Cruz, B.A., 1969
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Office Location for Cornelius "Neil" Bahan

113 Avenida Granada
San Clemente, CA 92672

Phone: 949-622-0200

Fax: 949-622-0206

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Last Updated: 10/17/2019

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