Conor Kelly(download vcard)

Conor Kelly is dedicated to helping individuals who have suffered serious injuries due to the negligence of others. Over the course of his career, Conor has obtained numerous successful jury verdicts and settlements for his clients and has been recognized in the profession for his success. He has been selected as a Northern California Super Lawyers Rising Star, an honor limited to 2.5% of practicing attorneys under the age of 40.

Conor specializes in complex personal injury and wrongful death cases involving dangerous consumer products, workplace accidents, premises liability, medical malpractice, and vehicle negligence. His clients include victims of traumatic brain injury, spinal cord damage, burn injury and severe orthopedic injury. Conor is a creative, dedicated and tireless advocate. He possesses a thorough grasp of complex legal and medical issues and is adept at explaining complex information in clear, understandable terms. This skill, combined with a meticulous approach to case preparation has produced significant verdicts, arbitration awards and settlements for his clients.

Conor received his B.A. from Cornell University, where he was a member of the baseball team and a Dean's List recipient, before graduating Cum Laude from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. While at Hastings, Conor developed and honed his trial advocacy skills. He competed and won awards in national mock trial tournaments as a member of the Hastings' Intercollegiate Mock Trial Team. He completed numerous trial advocacy programs through the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. Prior to joining Walkup, Melodia, Conor served at the Alameda County District Attorney's Office where he successfully tried multiple criminal cases to verdict.

A native of San Francisco, Conor is active in the Bay Area legal community. He is a member of the Bar Association of San Francisco and volunteers as a teacher for Lowell High School's mock trial team and serves as a mock trial coach at Hastings. Conor is a member of the American Association of Justice, San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association, and the Consumer Attorneys of California.

Representative Matters:

Gavello v. Millman, M.D.

Wrongful Death

$3,977,830 - Jury Verdict

Loye v. RHAA, et. al.

Spinal Cord Injury

$2,500,000 - Settlement

Pedestrian v. SUV Driver

Traumatic Brain Injury

$2,250,000 - Settlement

Andrew M. v. Elevator Company

Traumatic Brain Injury

$2,100,000 - Settlement

Mullen v. Fisco

Premises Liability

$1,600,000 - Settlement

Patient v. Medical Device Maker

Defective Product

$1,410,000 - Settlement

Sayeed v. Bay Point

Motor Vehicle Negligence

$950,000 - Settlement

Patient v. Neurosurgeon

Medical Malpractice

$900,000 - Settlement

Heventhal v. Silver

Motor Vehicle Negligence

$850,000 - Settlement

Cyclist v. Paving Co.

Negligent Road Repaving

$340,000 - Settlement

Snyder v. Iron Mountain

Motorcycle Accident

$227,417 - Jury Verdict