Awards

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

Michael A. Kelly Lawdragon’s 2021 Hall of Fame Inductee

For more than four decades, Michael A. Kelly has led the fight to hold corporate giants accountable for deadly medical mistakes, dangerous household products, unsafe drugs, and accidents on our roadways.  For the past two years, Kelly has been leading the litigation against the giant utility PG&E for the damage caused to residents by the… read more

Walkup Firm Attorneys Named to 2021 Best Lawyers List

Nine attorneys from Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, recognized for their outstanding contributions to the legal community are included in the latest edition of The Best Lawyers in America. This prestigious achievement is the result of a competitive selection process based on peer reviews. The Best Lawyers list is considered the gold standard of national… read more

13 Walkup Firm Attorneys Honored as 2020 Super Lawyers or Rising Stars

The Walkup Firm is proud to announce that four of its partners, Michael A. Kelly, Richard Schoenberger, Doris Cheng, and Khaldoun Baghdadi have been selected for inclusion on the Northern California Super Lawyers Top 100 list for 2020. In addition, partners Matthew Davis, Douglas Saeltzer, Spencer Pahlke and Conor Kelly were named as Super Lawyers,… read more

Walkup Firm’s Michael A. Kelly Earns Top Spot Among Northern California Super Lawyers

SAN FRANCISCO (July 9, 2020) — Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is proud to announce that Super Lawyers has recognized Senior Partner Michael A. Kelly as the number one vote-getter on its list of 2020’s Top Ten Super Lawyers in Northern California. Kelly also ranked among the Top 100 Northern California Super Lawyers in the… read more

Doris Cheng honored with Prestigious Award

Walkup Partner Doris Cheng will be honored with the Robert E. Cartwright, Sr. Award at the upcoming Consumer Attorneys of California convention on November 16th, 2019. “It is such an honor to be recognized with two outstanding women advocates.  CAOC is the most effective consumer protection organization in California.  I am so proud to receive… read more

Calif. Court Affirms $5.5M Verdict In Fatal Auto Collision Suit

Law360 (September 30, 2019, 9:06 PM EDT) — A California appellate panel has affirmed a jury’s decision to award about $5.5 million in a suit accusing a SuperShuttle driver of partially causing a motorist’s death and his wife’s severe injuries, saying the verdict was supported by the evidence. A three-judge Court of Appeal panel on… read more

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