Walkup News

Firm Operations Continue Uninterrupted During Shelter in Place Order

Anticipating the likely need for self-quarantine prior to the San Francisco government mandate to shelter in place, the Walkup firm established a fully functional remote office in order to seamlessly continue to serve existing and new clients on March 13, 2020.  We are prosecuting new and existing cases utilizing various remote technologies including Zoom, Go… read more

Walkup Attorney Christian Jagusch M.D. J.D. Responds to Corona Virus Call To Action

Walkup Medical Negligence Counsel Dr. Christian R. Jagusch is mobilizing with his Emergency Medicine colleagues to provide telemedicine support for Americans worried about their health. Christian commented “We are confronted with one of the biggest challenges to public health in nearly a century. The shelter-in-place orders need to be taken seriously. We must take precautions… read more

Walkup Firm Assists Bay Area Community Fight against Corona Virus

In light of the personal and  economic stress placed upon our community by the Covid 19 pandemic, Walkup Melodia Kelly and Schoenberger, on behalf of its attorneys and non-lawyer team members, has made two donations to assist our Bay Area  community in its fight against the Corona Virus. A $5,000 donation has been made today… read more

Mike Kelly Served as Co-Chair of 360 Advocacy’s “How To Win Trucking Cases” in Las Vegas

Mike Kelly served as co-chair of 360 Advocacy’s “How To Win Trucking Cases”  in Las Vegas on March 8th and 9th.  Mike is pictured here with program co-chair Tim Tomasik, of Chicago’s Tomasik, Kotin and Kasserman.  The program covered case theming, case framing, voir dire, accident reconstruction, use of experts and deconstructing common defenses.  

Law Dragon Lawyer Limelight: Michael Kelly, Richard Schoenberger, and Doris Cheng

Photo of Doris Cheng, Richard Schoenberger and Michael Kelly by Rory Earnshaw. It would be challenging to find any three law partners who together have done more for injured plaintiffs and their families than Michael Kelly, Richard Schoenberger and Doris Cheng of San Francisco-based Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger. Each has a long track record of multimillion-dollar verdicts and settlements as… read more

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