Walkup News

Walkup attorneys honored as Top 100 Irish Attorneys

Walkup attorneys Michael Kelly and Conor Kelly were honored as Irish Legal’s Top 100 attorneys in 2019. See online publication here: http://irishlegal.newspaperdirect.com/epaper/viewer.aspx

Weekend With The Stars Seminar: Starts Aren’t Born. They’re Made.

Walkup Partner Mike Kelly will be featured at AAJ’s “Weekend With The Stars” seminar in NY Dec 6-7th. About the Seminar: Stars aren’t born. They’re made. Our trial lawyer legends learned from the giants of the profession. They’ve taken those lessons, tinkered, and tested them at trial—to make them their own. Now they share the “why and… read more

Walkup Firm was well represented at recent Consumer Attorneys of California convention

The Walkup firm was well represented at the recent CAOC annual convention held at the San Francisco Palace Hotel. Senior partner Mike Kelly spoke on an advanced panel dealing with discovery, delivering a lecture entitled “Deposing the Defense Neuropsychologist“. Sara Peters spoke on “Using Depositions to Put the ‘Bad Facts’ In a Box”. Conor Kelly… read more

“PG&E Plan to Pay Insurance Claims in Cash Hurts Bankruptcy Talks: An $11 billion cash payout would push victims to take stock deal”

Following Governor Newsom’s demand that efforts be redoubled to bring the PG&E bankruptcy to an end through a negotiated or mediated settlement,  the Walkup fire litigation team headed by  Mike Kelly, Khaldoun Baghdadi, Andrew McDevitt and Max Schuver has been working diligently with the  Official Committee of Tort Claimants in the Bankruptcy litigation to find… read more

Walkup partners instrumental in funding a $1,000,000 gift to the project which will be commemorated by the naming of the main lecture hall in honor of the Walkup firm.

Mike Kelly, Rich Schoenberger and Matt Davis toured the new UC Hastings College of the Law classroom building set to open in March 2020 with Dean David Faigman (center) and Chief Development Officer Eric Dumbleton (second from the left) on October 24. The facility will house state of the art classrooms, study areas, faculty offices,… read more

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, 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

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