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Martin Neira

Associate Attorney

Martin Neira is a zealous advocate who goes the distance for each and every client. He prides himself on his caring, empathetic approach to working with his clients and being their voice in the litigation process. At Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, Martin handles cases ranging from wrongful death, to catastrophic injuries, product liability, toxic exposure, medical negligence, and dangerous conditions, including complex cases involving large numbers of parties.

Client Testimonial

Martin was not just an excellent attorney...

Martin was not just an excellent attorney; he played a pivotal role in our lives. His dedication, commitment to our case, and exceptional legal expertise were instrumental in helping us navigate through complex legal challenges. With his guidance, we found not only a skilled advocate but a trusted confidant who tirelessly fought for our rights and provided invaluable support. He always kept us up to date and explained each step of the way. Martin's remarkable skills and dedication had a profound impact on us. We are forever grateful for his unwavering assistance.


Martin was a great companion to help guide and lead the way through it all!

Martin was an excellent attorney to have along the journey of our family's case. The case was tricky in some ways and the depositions were challenging, but Martin was a great companion to help guide and lead the way through it all. His caring ways and guidance was especially helpful for my ailing parents.


Prior to joining Walkup, Martin worked at a prominent plaintiff-side firm in the Bay Area where he proudly represented individuals diagnosed with mesothelioma, a signature terminal cancer caused by asbestos exposure.

Martin graduated with an advanced L.L.M. degree from UC Berkeley School of Law in 2020, where he focused on pre-trial and trial practice. Before attending Berkeley Law, Martin graduated from law school magna cum laude at the University of Zurich, in Switzerland, and the KU Leuven, in Belgium. Martin received bachelor degrees in both law and political science from Saint Louis University in Brussels, Belgium. Martin also played as a shooting-guard in Belgium’s semi-professional basketball league for four years.

In his free time, Martin enjoys spending time with his wife and two sons, doing CrossFit, and being in the great outdoors. He speaks English, Spanish and French.


    • University of California, Berkeley – School of Law (LL.M., 2020)
    • University of Zurich/KU Leuven (J.D. equivalent, Magna cum laude, 2019)
    • Saint-Louis University, Brussels (LL.B., 2017)
    • Saint-Louis University, Brussels (B.A. in Political Science, Cum laude, 2017)

Professional Affiliations

    • Alameda Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association
    • San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association
    • American Association for Justice
    • Consumer Attorneys of California
    • Alameda County Bar Association
    • State Bar of California