About Our Firm

We have more million-dollar verdicts & settlements than any firm in the Bay Area.

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Established in 1959, Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger is one of the premier personal injury firms in the United States.

For more than six decades, our personal injury attorneys have successfully represented injured people in both state and federal courts, before arbitration hearing boards and in mediation and settlement conferences. In the process, we have helped establish new law and used personal injury litigation to compel corporations to produce safer products.

For more than 6 decades, our San Francisco personal injury attorneys have represented clients throughout California.

As leaders in the areas of personal injury and wrongful death litigation, our attorneys have helped shape personal injury law, while securing millions of dollars in financial compensation for injured clients.

Clients Trust Us

“Walkup is the firm where one will find Lawyers with Heart, Feelings, and Integrity. Our experience with them is nothing but Passion we got from Michael Kelly and his staff especially Spencer Pahlke… We got care and [they] handled the case so professionally that I don’t have enough words to write.”

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"The best my family could have chosen. Their services far exceeded our expectations. We worked with Sara Peters. She was compassionate and understanding but also very upfront about what we could expect. If we ever need legal counsel again I would not hesitate to contact them."

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"...What impressed me the most throughout the entire process was not only their superb knowledge but the camaraderie that the 3 of them have as a team. I would without a doubt, highly recommend them to anyone."

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"...If you are ever in the unfortunate position of needing legal help, you would be doing yourself a great favor by seeking out Spencer’s counsel, or that of anyone at Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger."

A Yelp User

"...This company truly cares about people and they work with their heart and not with their greed for money!! If everyone can be this way in this society we would turn this world into true heaven on earth! Thank you Kelly & Schoenberger for all the help!"

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