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Paul Vincent Melodia

Paul Vincent Melodia

Practice areas:

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Wrongful Death

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 1965

  1. Personal Injury: 50%
  2. Medical Malpractice: 40%
  3. Wrongful Death: 10%

Attorney Endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse Paul Vincent Melodia. He is a talented advocate with outstanding work ethic.

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Contact Info

Walkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberger

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

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive196505/25/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2011
AV Peer Review Rated PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2011
Top 100 Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
AV Peer Review Rated PreeminentMartindale-Hubbell2010
Top 100 Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Top 100 Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
Top 100 Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2006
Top 10 Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
Top 100 Super LawyersNorthern California Super Lawyers2006
Top 100 Super LawyersNorthern California Super Lawyers2005
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2005
Top 100 Super LawyersNorthern California Super Lawyers2004
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2004
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2003
Top 25 Bay Area LawyersSan Francisco Chronicle Magazine2003
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2002
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2001
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Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America1994
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America1993
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America1992
Order of the CoifUniversity of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law1964

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerWalkup Melodia Kelly & Schoenberge1967 - Present
OfficerJudge Advocate General Corps, Defense Appellate Div.1965 - 1967

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Inns of CourtMaster2000 - Present
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2000 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesDiplomate2000 - Present
International Academy of Trial LawyersFellow2000 - Present
Edward J. McFetridge American Inn of CourtFounding Master2000 - Present
American Board of Professional Liability AttorneysMember2000 - Present
Bar Association of San FranciscoCo-Chairman, Tort Policy Committee1988 - 1990
Bar Association of San FranciscoJudiciary Committee1978 - 1979
American Board ofN/AN/A

Legal Cases
Case NameOutcome
Ford v. Polaris$3,750,000

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Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California at Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of LawLawJ.D.1964
University of California - BerkeleyHistoryB.S.1961

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Grand RoundsMedical/Legal Issues for ENTs2003
The Masters in TrialTrial Advocacy1992
PanelistMedical Legal Issues in Cytopathology1992
Continuing Education of the BarPreparing and Examining Expert Witnesses in Civil Litigation1990
Continuing Education of the BarProduct Liability Pleading, Practice and Proof1980