Walkup News

Mike Kelly lectured at the Summit Councils first annual Trial School In Phoenix this week

Trial School 2019 is off to an excellent start. Thank you to our outstanding faculty; Rich Newsome, Alex Alvarez, Josh Karton, John Carpenter, Mel Orchard, Jim Perdue Jr., John Uustal, Robert Eglet, Cliff Atkinson, John H. Gomez, Chris Strombaugh and Mike Kelly.  

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, 2016. “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

Mike Kelly is chairing a CLE seminar on October 22, 2019

Mike Kelly is chairing a CLE seminar on October 22 sponsored by the Consumer Attorneys of California focused on prosecuting cases on behalf of Kaiser Health Plan members. Firm members Andrew McDevitt and Doris Cheng are featured speakers on the Program.      

Operators of Deadly Scuba Boat Charter Named in Sixteen Past Lawsuits

By Walkup Law Office, September 18, 2019 Walkup’s investigation into last week’s scuba boat fire that resulted in the deaths of thirty-four people has revealed that the boat’s operators have faced over a dozen lawsuits in the past, including at least ten personal injury lawsuits and an allegation of wrongful death. The tragedy began in the… read more

Doris Cheng Interview

Walkup Partner Doris Cheng, President of the Bar Association of San Francisco (BASF), sat for an interview with Charles Jung. Doris shares her family’s origin story, describes her professional and volunteer work, and explains what animates her professional and volunteer work. Doris describes lawyers as problem solvers, and she shares why she evangelizes for the rule of law.

Which Is Better in San Francisco? Uber or Lyft?

In big cities like San Francisco, transportation services are essential to travel anywhere in a timely manner. Trolleys, taxi cabs, cable cars – a multitude of options are available when deciding how to get around the city. However, ride-sharing services, Uber and Lyft, are edging out more traditional forms of transit in San Francisco’s transportation… 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 Donates $1 Million To UC Hastings Law

SAN FRANCISCO – Three alums known as Michael A. Kelly 76′, Matthew Davis ’89, and Richard Schoenberger ’89 with the help of their law firm, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger recently donated $1 million to their local law school known as UC Hastings Law. Over the years they have brought endless claims on behalf of their… read more

Doris Cheng Installed As 2019 President of the Bar Association of San Francisco

  On December 18, 2018 more than 450 members of the legal community gathered at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco for the installation of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger’s Doris Cheng as the new President of the Bar Association of San Francisco for 2019. Cheng is easily identified as a top-litigator and educator of… read more