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Kevin is skilled in a wide variety of case types including medical
negligence, government liability, vehicle collisions, brain damage and
birth injuries. He has tried cases in state and federal court and
arbitrated multiple medical malpractice and other claims against HMO's
including Kaiser Foundation Health Plan. He holds an "AV" rating from
Martindale Hubbell and is a member of the Bar Association of San
Francisco, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the San Francisco
Trial Lawyers Association.


Since becoming Of Counsel to the firm, Kevin has focused on case
intake and screening as well as assisting senior Firm members with
prosecution of complex claims.

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Practice areas

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  1. Personal Injury: 100%
    37 years, 1 thousand cases

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

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    I endorse this lawyer. Highly rated and knowledgeable. Great responses on questions. Right on target.

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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
CAActive197905/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2011
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2010
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2009
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2008
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2007
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2006
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2005
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2005
Super LawyerNorthern California Super Lawyers2004
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-Hubbell2004
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Of CounselWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger2001 - Present
PartnerWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger1979 - 2001
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Bar Association of San FranciscoMember1980 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1980 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1980 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1980 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Child v. Kaiser$4,300,000
Jones v. City and County of San Francisco$3,200,000 settlement
Gescheidt v. City and County of San Francisco$2,250,000 settlement
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Publications
Publication nameTitleDate
Hastings Constitutional Law QuarterlyCongressional Prerogatives, the Constitution and a National Court of Appeals1978
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1979
Claremont McKenna CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1976
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
UC Hastings Evidence Advocacy ProgramTrial Skills / Mock Trial1985
UC Hastings Evidence Advocacy ProgramTrial Skills / Mock Trial1984