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Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger Awards

2013 Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers US News and World Report National Top Tier: Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs Metropolitan First-Tier: San Francisco: Personal Injury Litigation – Plaintiffs Product Liability Litigation – Plaintiffs Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs 2013 Super Lawyers Khaldoun Baghdadi Doris Cheng Matthew D. Davis Kevin L. Domecus Conor M. Kelly Daniel J. Kelly Michael A. Kelly Paul V. Melodia Spencer J. Pahlke Douglas S. Saeltzer Richard H. Schoenberger 2011 Super Lawyers Michael Kelly: “Top 10” Richard Schoenberg: “Top 100” Paul Melodia: “Top 100” Doris Cheng: “Top 50 Women Lawyers” Super Lawyers Super Lawyers 2010 Super Lawyers…

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Super Lawyers 2004

When the San Francisco Chronicle identified the Bay Area’s “Top 25 Lawyers” last year, it was no surprise that they described Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger as “Perhaps the pre-eminent personal injury firm in the Bay Area”. Whether the dispute involves product liability, medical negligence, medical device failure, consumer protection, vehicle collisions, aviation accidents or workplace injuries, for over 40 years the Walkup firm has prided itself on being Northern California’s best known plaintiff’s personal injury firm. Validation of this stature is found in the selection of four of its members as Northern California Super Lawyers. Since 1959, Walkup lawyers…

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Super Lawyers 2005

For the second straight year, the named partners at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger have been selected by their peers as Super Lawyers. In addition, Kevin Domecus of the firm, who serves Of Counsel, has also been honored. The pre-eminent personal injury firm in Northern California, the name “Walkup” has been synonymous with excellence in legal representation for almost 50 years. Whether an injury is produced by a product failure, medical malpractice, medical device malfunction, vehicle accident or workplace injury, Walkup lawyers are tough, thorough, creative and ethical for their clients. In trial, arbitration or mediation, our lawyers consistently rate…

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Super Lawyers 2006

For the third straight year, five of the partners at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger have been selected by their peers as Super Lawyers. In addition, both Paul Melodia and Michael Kelly have received special acknowledgement for their skills and achievements: Paul has been honored as one of the Northern California Top 10 Super Lawyers, and for the second consecutive year, Mike has been ranked by his peers among the Top 100 attorneys in Northern California. Additionally, Dan Kelly who serves as Of Counsel has again been honored. The preeminent personal injury firm in Northern California, the name “Walkup” is…

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Super Lawyers 2007

In 2006-2007, Walkup Melodia lawyers continued to demonstrate skill and creativity. Whether in trial, arbitration or mediation, our plaintiff personal injury specialists stood out from the crowd. In the courtroom, Mike Kelly’s $3,160,000 verdict in El Dorado County was the largest plaintiff’s verdict on record in a medical negligence case in that jurisdiction. Matthew Davis won a case in San Francisco Superior Court on behalf of a MUNI patron who fell from an LRV as a result of transit company negligence. Rich Schoenberger tried a complex medical negligence case in Sonoma while Paul Melodia settled multiple claims against the State’s…

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Super Lawyers 2008

This past year, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly and Shoenberger continued to lead the way in representing clients injured by corporate and individual negligence, product defects, public entity wrongdoing and workplace safety hazards. Whether in trial, arbitration or mediation, our personal injury specialists stood out from the crowd. In the courtroom, Mike Kelly and Doris Cheng obtained a verdict for $9.4 million on behalf of a Sonoma County laborer, earning them nominations as finalists for SFTLA’s “Trial Lawyer of the Year award. Rich Schoenberger and Doris Cheng concluded a multimillion-dollar settlement against the Archdiocese of San Diego on behalf of sexual abuse…

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Super Lawyers 2010

This Year, We Begin Our 6th Decade of Winning for the Plaintiff. IN 2010 WALKUP MELODIA BEGINS ITS SIXTH DECADE SERVING clients throughout California and the West. In the last 12 months our lawyers were on the frontlines representing those injured by corporate wrongdoing, vehicular negligence, product defects and medical malpractice. Walkup attorneys donated time and money to legal service organizations benefiting the underserved, volunteered in schools, and helped those whose resources could not meet their needs. Three of our senior partners (Paul Melodia, Richard Schoenberger and Michael Kelly) have been selected to the Northern California Top 100 Super Lawyers…

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Super Lawyers 2009

In 2009, Walkup lawyers continued to lead the way representing those injured by corporate negligence, product defects and medical malpractice. Whether in trial, arbitration or mediation, our lawyers’ work was exemplary. In the courtroom, Rich Schoenberger and Spencer Pahlke obtained a $1 million jury verdict on behalf of a disabled care-facility resident. Matthew Davis and Doug Saeltzer prevailed before a San Francisco jury on behalf of a surgeon who lost the ability to perform cutting-edge surgery. Mike Kelly and Khaldoun Baghdadi tried the first OB Tape case in the country. In arbitration, Doug Saeltzer prevailed in a Kaiser arbitration on…

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