Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger - injury lawyer
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An Award-Winning Firm
6 Decades of
7 and 8 Figure Results

We have more million-dollar verdicts & settlements than any firm in Northern California.

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Who We Are

Premier Personal Injury Attorneys

For more than 50 years, our San Francisco personal injury attorneys have represented clients throughout California, as well as tourists, who have been injured or lost a loved one due to others' negligence, carelessness or recklessness.

Throughout our handling of your case, we take the time to get to know you, your situation, your goals and your family. By doing this, we can better prepare your case to be heard and ensure that our strategy suits your best interests. San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys

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Our approach to case preparation is comprehensive. We review all evidence and documents, and enlist any experts from our network of professionals whose opinions may help to bolster your case.

Our legal team works diligently and effectively for a fair settlement while always being ready to take the case to trial. It is important to us that you get justice and are able to move forward with your life after an injury.

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Why Choose

  • Our Clients Win
  • No Up Front Fees
  • Over 1 Billion Recovered
  • Our Clients Like Us

What Our Past Clients Say

“They held us by the hand and walked us through the entire sequence. The settlement was more than we expected. The attorneys did the best job I could ever imagine. They pulled me through this whole miserable time and stood by me.” View Testimonials >

Featured News & Awards

Honors & Recognition

  • Doris Cheng, Installed As 2019 President of the Bar Association of San Francisco
  • Mike Kelly re-appointed to the California Judicial Council Civil Jury Instruction working group
  • Walkup Partner Douglas S. Saeltzer Selected to Serve on the State of California Committee of Bar Examiners
  • Doris Cheng Named 2016 Secretary of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF)
  • Mike Kelly Invited to Membership in Inner Circle of Advocates
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Legal Industry Awards

  • SuperLawyers, Northern California 2017-2018
  • Mike Kelly selected to Top 10 list
  • Doris Cheng selected as Top 50 female lawyers
  • Five lawyers from our firm are in the Top 100
  • Eleven lawyers Chosen to 2017-18 List
  • Mike Kelly Selected for Inclusion in the "2016 Irish Legal 100"
  • Firm Recognized as "Top Tier" Firm in U.S. News 2017 Rankings – Two Partners Named "Lawyer of the Year"
  • Mike Kelly Recognized by Consumer Attorneys of California
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Walkup In The News

  • 2019 SFTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year $3,000,000 verdict last year in Belo v Bally Hallinan Properties
  • Walkup Donates $1 Million To UC Hastings Law
  • Mike Kelly Representing Teen's Family in Civil Rights Suit Filed in Little Rock, AR (Police Killing of Bobby Moore)
  • Walkup Obtains Multi-million Dollar Wrongful Death Arbitration Award Against Kaiser
  • Hayward to Pay $1.5M to Settle Police Dog Attack Lawsuit
  • Walkup is a proud sponsor of WalkSF.org. We believe in their mission to make San Francisco the most pedestrian friendly city in US
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