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Daniel Joseph Kelly

Daniel Joseph Kelly

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Car Accidents, Defective and Dangerous Products, Personal Injury

  • San Francisco, CA

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Practice Areas

  1. Personal Injury: 25%
    46 years
  2. Defective and Dangerous Products: 25%
    46 years
  3. Car Accidents: 25%
    46 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 25%
    46 years

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Mark John Caruso

    I endorse this lawyer. It is clear that he represents his clients well and is very knowledgeable of the law. Highly recommend.

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    Mark Caruso Car Accidents Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Linda Calderon Garrett

    I endorse this lawyer. I admired his work when I worked at his lawfirm in the 80s. Now I am an attorney--and continue to admire his impeccable work. (Back then, my name was Linda Calderon--and I worked for his partner, Ronald Wecht.)

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    Linda Garrett Child Custody Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info

Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger

650 California Street 26th Floor
San Francisco, CA, 94108

Resume

License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAInactive197005/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Northern California Super LawyerSuperLawyers2011
Northern California Super LawyerSuperLawyers2010
Northern California Super LawyerSuperLawyers2009
Northern California Super LawyerSuperLawyers2008
Northern California Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Lawyer of the YearSanta Clara University2001
Top Ten Bay Area AttorneyThe San Francisco Chronicle1990
Best Lawyers in America (1987-present)Best Lawyers in America1987
Outstanding Leadership AwardSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association1982
Outstanding Service AwardSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association1981

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Co-FounderJudicial Resources, Inc.1990 - Present
PartnerWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger1969 - Present

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
International Society of BarristersVice President2002 - 2003
International Academy of Trial LawyersMember1995 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesPresident1994 - 1995
Santa Clara University School of Law - Board of VisitorsChairman1991 - Present
American College of Trial AdvocatesMember1989 - Present
International Society of BarristersMember1988 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember1986 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident1982 - 1983
American Association for JusticeMember1969 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1969 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1969 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1969 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaMember1969 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember1969 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
The Rutter GuideCalifornia Practice Guide: Personal Injury2011
The Rutter GroupCalifornia Practice Guide: Personal Injury2010
The Rutter GroupCalifornia Practice Guide: Personal Injury2009
The Rutter GroupCalifornia Practice Guide: Personal Injury2008
California TortsStructured Settlements1990
University of San Francisco Law ReviewThe Workable Sanction and Solution in Excess Liability Cases: Strict Liability for Insurance Carriers1976
University of San Francisco Law ReviewHospitality Liability in California1974
Santa Clara Law ReviewAttorney Malpractice in California: A Shaky Citadel1972
Hastings Law JournalUpdating the California Guest Statute1972
Santa Clara Law ReviewCalifornia Restores Additur1968

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJ.D.1969
California State University, San Jose State UniversityEconomicsB.A.1963

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
LectureTrial Practice2011
Personal Injury UpdatePersonal Injury Practice2004
Personal Injury Practice: UpdatePersonal Injury Practice2003
Personal Injury Practice: UpdatePersonal Injury Practice2002
Personal Injury Practice: UpdatePersonal Injury Practice2001
Personal Injury Practice: UpdatePersonal Injury Practice2000
Personal Injury Practice: UpdatePersonal Injury Practice1999