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$198.1 million settlement from the Catholic Church

A $198.1 million settlement from the Catholic Church, along with repeated apologies from the San Diego bishop and assurances that the offenders' histories will be made public. Walkup's Rich Schoenberger hugged abuse victims Christine (left) and Genevieve, outside the federal building downtown after the settlement was announced. Victims said that no religion should be allowed to hide abuse.


Doris Cheng selected for membership to the elite American College of Trial Lawyers | Read More

Walkup Melodia named California's Top Ranked Law Firms for 2015 | Read More

Mike Kelly representing teen's family in Civil-rights lawsuit filed in Little Rock, AR police killing of Bobby Moore | Read More

Walkup Obtains Multimillion Dollar Wrongful Death Arbitration Award Against Kaiser | Read More

Hayward to pay $1.5 million to settle police dog attack suit
Walkup attorney, Matthew Davis, represented the victim of the attack. | Read More

Lowell High School Mock Trial Team Hones Its Skills With Help From San Francisco Personal Injury Attorney Doris Cheng
Students from San Francisco's Lowell High School recently won the regional Constitutional Rights Foundation Mock Trial Competition and placed sixth in the statewide mock trial competition. | Read More

Family files wrongful death claim against Napa in police shooting (view Napa Valley Register article)
Walkup partner, Michael A. Kelly, is representing the family of the shooting victim. | Read More

U.S. News Names Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger Among Best Law Firms Nationwide - 2010
The October 2010 edition of U.S. News and World Report, U.S. News Media Group and Best Lawyers named the California law firm of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger among the nation's "Top Tier" law firms in multiple practice areas and "Best Law Firms" overall. | Read More

$23.2 Million Jury Verdict for Infant Plaintiff in Medical Malpractice Case
Personal Injury Attorney Michael A. Kelly Obtains Largest Birth Injury Verdict in Minnesota History | Read More

Walkup partner , Michael A. Kelly, has been selected by a poll of attorney-readers of San Francisco's Recorder legal newspaper as the "Best Personal Injury Attorney" in San Francisco. | Read More

Six Walkup Lawyers Named to Best Lawyers List - 2009
For the first time in history, six members of Walkup Melodia Kelly and Schoenberger have been named to the prestigious "Best Lawyers In America " list by their peers. | Read More

Court Approves Multi-Million Dollar Settlement in Landmark Consumer Privacy Case and Appoints Matt Davis As Class Counsel -- LensCrafters
The San Francisco Superior Court granted preliminary approval of a settlement in a ground-breaking privacy rights that the Walkup firm prosecuted on behalf of 1.5 million California consumers... | Read More

Six Walkup Lawyers Cited Among "The Best Lawyers In America" 2008
For the third year in a row, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger was ranked No. 1 in all of California for the number of attorneys listed... | Read More

Six Walkup Lawyers Again Recognized As "Super Lawyers"
For the fourth year in a row, six members of the Walkup firm have been acknowledged by their peers as "Super Lawyers" in polling conducted. | Read More

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