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Michael Dennis Meadows

Personal injury Attorney at Walnut Creek, CA

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Michael Meadows is a trial lawyer with over 30 years of experience in complex litigation.  Mr. Meadows specializes in litigating serious injury cases. He acted as co-lead counsel in a toxic tort case which resulted in an $80 million settlement. A graduate of the University of California, Hastings College of Law in 1974, Mr. Meadows was admitted to the Bar in the same year. He served on the Board of Governors of the Alameda/Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association and the Consumer Attorneys of California. Mr. Meadows has been selected to the Northern California Super Lawyers since 2004.  He is a continuing legal education lecturer.

Licensed for 48 years
State CA
Status Active
Acquired 1974
Updated 11/30/2022

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Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, A Professional Corporation
2121212212California Plaza
21212121 North California Boulevard Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA, 94596-7333

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AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Partner
  • Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook, A Professional Corporation
  • 1993 - Present
  • Managing Partner
  • Taylor & Meadows
  • 1985 - 1993

Education

  • University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1974
  • California State University at Fresno
  • BA - Bachelor of Arts
  • 1968

Legal Cases

  • Facchetti v. Doe
  • 4 million dollar settlement
  • Roth V. Classic Cartage Trucking
  • 7.8 Million Dollar Settlement
  • Clergy Sex Abuse Cases
  • 20 Million
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Associations

  • Contra Costa County Bar Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • American Association for Justice
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association
  • Member
  • 1985 - Present
  • State Bar of California
  • Member
  • 1974 - Present
  • Consumer Attorneys of California
  • Board of Governors
  • 1987 - 1988
  • Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors
  • 1985 - 1990
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Honors and Awards

  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2015
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2014
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers Magazine
  • 2014
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2013
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2013
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2012
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2012
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2011
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2011
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2010
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2010
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2010
  • Top Attorney
  • San Francisco Magazine
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2009
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2009
  • AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated
  • Martindale-Hubbell
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2008
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2007
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2006
  • Super Lawyer
  • SuperLawyers
  • 2005
  • Super Lawyer
  • Super Lawyers
  • 2004
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Class action Attorney | Apr 05
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"I endorse this lawyer. Mr. Meadows is an excellent, experienced attorney."
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Walnut Creek Personal injury Lawyer Michael Dennis Meadows
Michael Dennis Meadows
Personal injury Attorney
Walnut Creek, CA
Licensed for 48 years