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Languages spoken: Italian

Practice areas


  1. Aviation: 20%
  2. Government: 20%
  3. Defective Products: 20%
  4. Medical Malpractice: 20%
  5. Brain Injury: 20%

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Walkup Melodia Kelly Wecht & Schoenberger

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


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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nominated for Trial Lawyer of the YearSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association2011
Super Lawyer - Top 100 in Northern CaliforniaSuper Lawyers2010
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2010
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2009
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2009
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2008
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2008
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2007
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2006
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2005
Best LawyerBest Lawyers in America2005
Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2004
Nominated for Trial Lawyer of the YearSan Francisco Trial Lawyers Association2001
AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review RatedMartindale-HubbellN/A
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct Professor of LawBerkeley Law School (Boalt Hall)2011 - Present
PartnerWalkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger1987 - Present
Deputy District AttorneyAlameda County District Attorney's Office1985 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
American College of Trial LawyersFellow2009 - Present
International Society of BarristersFellow2008 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesAssociate Member2005 - Present
San Francisco Trial Lawyers AssociationMember1987 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1987 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1987 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of California, Hastings College of the LawN/AJD - Juris Doctor1985
Santa Clara University School of LawHistoryOther - Bachelors1982
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Law School ClassAdvanced Trial Practice2011
Howrey Trial SchoolTrial Practice2011
Northwest RegionalDirect Examination2008
Howrey Deposition SchoolDepositions2008
Edison-Kessler Trial Techniques ProgramCross Examination2007
Litigation SeminarEverything You Ever Wanted to Know About Closing Arguments2004
Kessler-Edison Program For Trial TechniquesClosing Argument2004