Awards

2021 Northern California Super Lawyers Recognizes Five of the Walkup Firm’s Standout Women Lawyers

The women of the Walkup firm include Doris Cheng, Sara Peters, Valerie Rose, Kelsey Constantin, and Kelly Ganci, three of whom have been honored as 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers for their leadership and mentorship, and professional success. Doris Cheng is a prominent plaintiff lawyer known for her legal work and leadership as the 106th… read more

Walkup Team Wins $1,606,664 Binding Arbitration Award

We are proud to report a $1,606,664 binding arbitration award rendered against Kaiser Permanente on October 15, 2021, following a nearly two-week contested hearing. Prior to the hearing, Kaiser had offered zero dollars in settlement of our clients’ claim. The award was obtained by Walkup Shareholder Sara M. Peters, working in conjunction with Walkup Medical… read more

Walkup’s Doris Cheng Honored as Outstanding Female Attorney by SFTLA

Shareholder Doris Cheng recently received the 2021’s Outstanding Female Attorney Award from the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association at its annual Women Referring Women event. Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger is a proud supporter of the non-profit organization that provides benefits, services and legal education to members of the legal community. Ms. Cheng is a prominent… read more

Eleven Walkup Attorneys Recognized by “The Best Lawyers in America” – Richard H. Schoenberger named 2022 “Lawyer of the Year”

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is proud to congratulate 11 attorneys in our firm listed among The Best Lawyers in America 2022 for their outstanding results in various plaintiff law practice areas. Shareholder Michael A. Kelly has received top honors as one of The Best Lawyers in America for 20 years in a row. He… read more

Walkup Partner Rich Schoenberger Named to The American Lawyer’s list of West Trailblazers

Walkup Partner Richard Schoenberger was named to The American Lawyer’s list of West Trailblazers for his impactful resolutions that resulted in policy and design changes which improved public safety. Click here to see the full list:  https://images.law.com/media/theamericanlawyer/supplements/TALTB_West_2021/mobile/index.html  

Thirteen Walkup Firm Attorneys Named to Super Lawyers 2021 Northern California Lists

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is pleased to announce that four of its shareholders, Michael A. Kelly, Richard Schoenberger, Khaldoun Baghdadi, and Doris Cheng have once again made the 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers “Top 100” list. Mr. Kelly is also included on the “Top 10” list securing the number one vote-getter for the second… read more

Michael A. Kelly Earns Top Spot Among 2021 Northern California Super Lawyers

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger shareholder Michael A. Kelly is the number one “vote-getter” for the second year in a row after making the 2021 list of Northern California Super Lawyers. Kelly is also included on the “Top 10” and “Top 100” list of lawyers in Northern California for the 18th time. “It’s an honor… read more

Walkup Firm Voted #1 Personal Injury Firm in California by The Recorder 2021, Triggers Hall of Fame Award

The Walkup Law Firm’s dedication to helping injured consumers hold corporate giants accountable for wrongdoing has once again earned it a top spot on the list of The Recorder’s Best of 2021 Awards for Personal Injury Law Firms in California. We are also proud to be awarded Hall of Fame status 2021 for winning the award… read more

Michael A. Kelly Honored as Daily Journal’s 2021 Top Plaintiff Lawyers in California

Recognized for his leadership in some of the most significant consumer protection cases in our state, Walkup partner Michael  A. Kelly made the list of Daily Journal’s 2021 Top Plaintiff Lawyers. Over the past year, Kelly led the litigation against the giant utility PG&E for the damage caused to residents by the Northern California wildfires… read more

Trial Lawyer Michael A. Kelly of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger: Focused on Making a Difference

Walkup Firm’s Michael A. Kelly is profiled in today’s California Business Journal for his renowned 45-year career focused on working to protect consumers and make a difference. “It’s not just about us enjoying our lives. It’s about leaving this place better than we found it.” Click here to read the full article