Aaron Burden joined Peabody & Buccini as an Associate Attorney in 2022. His practice areas include general civil litigation and the representation of hospitals and healthcare professionals in medical malpractice actions and matters of professional liability.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Burden was General Counsel for a Southern California nonprofit social welfare organization, where he litigated matters of public and constitutional law before the California Courts of Appeal and the California Supreme Court.
Mr. Burden graduated magna cum laude from the University of California San Diego, where he earned a dual degree in Communication and Political Science. He received his Juris Doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, where we served as the president of the Military Bar Association and earned a pro bono service recognition award.
Prior to entering the legal profession, Mr. Burden served in the United States Navy as a combat photojournalist and Naval Aircrewman, where he led special operations deployments to Iraq and the Philippines, as well as a humanitarian mission to Indonesia in response to the 2009 Sumatra earthquakes.
Mr. Burden is admitted to practice before all courts in the State of California, as well as the United States District Courts for the Central and Southern District of California. He is a member of San Diego County Bar Association, San Diego Defense Lawyers, and the Association of Southern California Defense Counsel.
In his spare time, Mr. Burden loves to spend time with his wife and four boys, traveling, exploring Southern California, and coaching youth sports.