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I take pride in representing honest people who need an able, ethical and compassionate lawyer who understands their legal problems as well as their human concerns. I do my best so that my clients understand the issues involved in their case,and to educate them so they can make intelligent decisions in these important matters.
My job is to serve you and to maximize your chance of obtaining fair and adequate compensation for your loss, given the unique circumstances of your case.

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Personal Injury: 70%
  2. Car Accident: 10%
  3. Nursing Home Abuse: 10%
  4. Wrongful Death: 10%

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  • Michael S. Waddington

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

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  • Matthew C Simon

    Mr. Fitzpatrick consistently provides insightful and helpful advice. His knowledge and diligence are clearly evident. I endorse him without reservation

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Contact info

The Law Office of Michael J. Fitzpatrick

152 North Third Street Suite 800
San Jose, CA, 95112

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
CAActive198405/23/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Nominee and Finalist for "Trial Lawyer of the Year" awardSanta Clara County Trial Lawyers Association2006
Presidential Award of MeritN/A2003
Recipient, Resolution by the California State AssemblyCalifornia State Assembly2003
Certificate of Special RecognitionCalifornia State Senate2003
President's AwardSanta Clara County Trial Lawyers Association2003
Certificate of Special U.S. Congressional RecognitionU.S. House of Representatives2003
Presidential Award of MeritConsumer Attorneys of California2002
Trench SoldierN/A2000
CAOC Revitalization Program AwardN/A1997
"The Shark" Award for ValorConsumer Attorneys of Santa Clara County1996
CAOC Outstanding Achievement AwardN/A1996
Trench SoldierN/A1996
Highest Possible RatingN/AN/A
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationPresident Elect1998 - Present
Santa Clara County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
State Bar of CaliforniaMemberN/A
Association of Trial Lawyers of AmericaMemberN/A
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMemberN/A
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaBoard of Governors2001 - 2003
Consumer Attorneys of CaliforniaMember1995 - 1998
Santa Clara County Trial Lawyers AssociationBoard of Governors1995 - 1998
Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Santa Clara University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1984
University of California - Santa CruzN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1981