Walkup News

Walkup Partner Doris Cheng Quoted in Law.com Article

Walkup Partner Doris Cheng Quoted in Law.com Article: “We need to recognize that there is an overall systemic problem that we need to continue to address every day,” said Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger shareholder Doris Cheng during Friday’s event “Dismissed With Prejudice: A Discussion on Race and the Trial of Civil Cases” Read article… read more

Walkup Firm Highlighted in Daily Journal: “Lasting Impression”

For more than half a century, Walkup Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger has set the bar on how to advocate for injured clients with compassion and courage. Find out what defense lawyers say about going toe-to-toe with Walkup’s trial attorneys in this LA/SF Daily Journal small firm profile titled “LASTING IMPRESSION:  Injury Firm Walkup, Melodia, Kelly &… read more

Risk of More Bicycling Accidents in COVID-19 Era

More and more folks looking for an outdoor escape amid the stay-at-home orders are turning to cycling as the activity of choice.  According to news reports, the industry has seen a bicycling “boom” in recent months which has triggered a spike in sales of bicycles and a widespread inventory shortage as people look for ways… read more

California Insurance Commissioner Seeks to Speed up the Claims Process for Wildfire Victims

California is in the grips of yet another terrifying and destructive wave of lightning-caused wildfires as residents are forced to flee their homes in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Hundreds of families have lost their homes and possessions over the last 10 days.  Thousands more remain at risk of suffering the same fate as… read more

Join Walkup Firm’s Doris Cheng for a Discussion on Diversity in Civil Cases

ABOTA is offering a free webinar Dismissed With Prejudice: a Discussion on Race and the Trial of Civil Cases. The goal of this panel discussion is to help the legal community work towards eliminating racial and gender bias in the civil justice system. By talking openly and honestly about implicit bias, we can help lawyers… 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

Michael A. Kelly to Co-Host “Champions of Trial Boot Camp” on August 7th, 2020

The Trial School and MTMP Connect, along with hosts Rich Newsome, Troy Rafferty and Mike Kelly, are proud to announce the fifth event in the all new Champions of Trial Boot Camp series, Winning Starts on Day 1: Crafting and Delivering Opening Statements This event will cover: * The law of opening: what you can… 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

This beautiful classroom was funded in part by a gift from Walkup partners Mike Kelly, Richard Schoenberger and Matt Davis.

This is the main Lecture Hall in the brand new academic building at UC Hastings Law which opens to students for the first time in 3 weeks. This beautiful classroom was funded in part by a gift from Walkup partners Mike Kelly, Richard Schoenberger and Matt Davis, grateful Hastings alumni who are giving back as… read more