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After graduating high school in the East Bay, David Kleczek attended the University of Illinois at Champaign/Urbana.  Active in the school CEDA Debate Team, the school ranked in the top 20 nationally.  After obtaining a bachelor degree in Economics, Mr. Kleczek moved to Chicago.  In 2002, Mr. Kleczek graduated with honors from The John Marshall Law School.  During his law school tenure, Mr. Kleczek was appointed to the Moot Court Executive Board.

Mr. Kleczek began work as an associate at Levenfeld Pearlstein, LP Legal, downtown Chicago, Illinois, where he had worked as an intern prior to graduation.  After several years at LP Legal, Mr. Kleczek opened his own practice.  In 2008, Mr. Kleczek returned to the East Bay, and operates Kleczek Law Office from its Downtown Oakland Offices.  
Since returning to the East Bay, David Kleczek has continued his successful representation of those wronged.


Languages spoken: French, English

Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 70%
  2. Wrongful Death: 15%
  3. Trucking Accident: 15%



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Michael S. Waddington

    I endorse David. He is a highly skilled attorney that is well respected in the legal community.


    Michael Waddington Military Law Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Mark Dean

    I endorse this lawyer. I took over case that he had previously handled after he moved out of the State of Illinois. His work was thorough and of very high caliber.


    Mark Dean Wrongful Death Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Kleczek Law Office

825 Washington St.
Ste. 301
Oakland, CA, 94607


ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial Attorney - PartnerKleczek Law Office2003 - Present
AttorneyLevenfeld Pearlstein2000 - 2003
Benefits consultantHewitt Associates1996 - 2000
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Alameda County Bar AssociationBoard Member2008 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember2003 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Sallenger v. City of Springfield, 630 F.3d 499The 7th Circuit found in favor of the Sallenger family.
In re Marriage of Thornton, 373 Ill.App.3d 200The appellate court remanded after the trial court found in favor of the Respondent.
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
John Marshall Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2001
Univ of IllinoisEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts1996