Awards

2019’s SFTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year Awarded to Conor M. Kelly

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger attorney Conor M. Kelly and Andje Medina from Altair Law won the 2019 SFTLA Trial Lawyer of the Year competition for a case last year that netted $3,000,000 in settlement claims. The case was called Belo v Bally Hallinan Properties and it involved a property fire caused by the owner’s negligence in San Francisco that resulted… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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,… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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… read more

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… read more