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Michael Killackey graduated from University of California, Santa Barbara prior to obtaining his J.D. from Loyola Law School. Mr. Killackey began his career as a medical malpractice defense attorney. After developing a firm understanding of medicine, Mr. Killackey eventually refocused his career and dedicated himself to representing plaintiffs in catastrophic loss cases. 

In 2007 Mr. Killackey joined Masry & Vititoe, the firm often recognized for its depiction in the movie “Erin Brockovich”. As a partner with Masry & Vititoe, Mr. Killackey was Lead Trial Counsel of the Personal Injury Litigation Department where he primarily handled traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, truck and bus collisions, and other catastrophic loss cases.

In 2010, Mr. Killackey founded Killackey Law Offices in Southern California and was named a Finalist for Consumer Attorneys of California 2010 Consumer Attorney of the Year. Mr. Killackey was also recently named by Pasadena Magazine in its November 2011 Issue as “Top Attorney” in the area of Personal Injury / Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation.” Currently, Mr. Killackey continues to represent numerous victims of traumatic brain injury in California and around the country. 


Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Car Accident: 24%
    10 years, 200 cases
  2. Brain Injury: 24%
    10 years, 50 cases
  3. Personal Injury: 24%
    15 years, 200 cases
  4. Trucking Accident: 23%
    10 years, 25 cases
  5. Spinal Cord Injury: 5%



Contingent (25-40%)

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Contact info

Killackey Law Offices, APC

200 S. Garfield Avenue, Suite 108
Alhambra, CA, 91801


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Finalist, Consumer Attorney of The YearConsumer Attorneys of California2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding PartnerKillackey Law Offices, LLP2010 - Present
Partner, Lead Trial AttorneyMasry & Vititoe2007 - 2010
AssociateErnster Law Offices2005 - 2007
AssociateCarroll, Kelly, Trotter Franzen & McKenna1998 - 2005
Association namePosition nameDuration
American Association for JusticeMember2008 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember2008 - Present
Consumer Attorney Association of Los AngelesMember2008 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Tran v. Adams$1,500,000
Sun v. DW tours$10,000,000 partial settlement (with ongoing litigation)
Coppola v. ResCare$1,300,000
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount UniversityLawJD - Juris Doctor2000
University of California - Santa BarbaraN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1997
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Neuroscience of Brain Injury ConferenceHow to Ethically Implement a Treatment Plan For Your Client2011