Matthew D. Haley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Oakland, CA

Haley Law Offices
 | 1633 San Pablo Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-444-1881
Fax: 510-444-5108
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020
Licensed Since: 1982
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (70%),
  • Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff (20%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Oakland, California, attorney Matthew D. Haley concentrates his practice on personal injury, working with cases involving vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, slip-and-fall accidents, elder abuse, wrongful death and more. He also devotes a portion of his practice to estate planning and trust litigation. With his law firm, Haley Law Offices, he represents clients in Alameda and Contra Costa counties.

    Mr. Haley received his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and his law degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law. He has been licensed to practice in all California state courts since 1982, and is also licensed to practice in all California federal courts. He holds a certification in civil trial advocacy from the National Board of Trial Advocacy.

    During law school, Mr. Haley clerked in the Superior Court of California, County of San Francisco’s law and motion and discovery department and was also employed by a San Francisco-based insurance defense firm.

    In 1982, Mr. Haley joined his father’s law practice and quickly began building a reputation for his skill and professionalism. Today, with more than 30 years of experience as a litigator, he has earned recognition and respect within the legal profession. Among other honors he has received, he was rated AV Preeminent* by the respected peer review service Martindale-Hubbell, its highest rating.

    Mr. Haley belongs to professional organizations including the Alameda County Bar Association, The State Bar of California, the Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers’ Association, the Consumer Attorneys of California and the American Association for Justice. He is also an associate member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, an organization devoted to educating citizens about their right to a jury trial.

    *AV®, BV®, AV Preeminent® and BV Distinguished® are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings fall into two categories – legal ability and general practice standards.

    Practice Areas
    • 70%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
    • 20%Personal Injury - Medical Malpractice: Plaintiff
    • 10%Estate & Trust Litigation
    Focus Areas

    Motor Vehicle Accidents, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Medical Malpractice


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 15 yearsbottom-image

    Super Lawyers: 2006 - 2020

    Certificates and Credentials

    National Board of Trial Advocacy

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    About Matthew Haley

    Admitted: 1982, California

    Professional Webpage:


    • AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell®

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, Member
    • American Board of Trial Advocates, Past President
    • State Bar of California, Member
    • Alameda County Bar Association, Member
    • California, 1982
    • Consumer Attorneys of California, Member
    • Alameda-Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers Association, Member

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Board of Directors, St. Vincent's Day Home
    • Board of Trustees, De La Salle High School/Concord California

    Educational Background:

    • UCLA

    Industry Groups

    • Alameda Contra Costa County Trial Lawyers
    • California State Bar
    • Consumer Attorneys Of California
    • National Board Of Trial Advocacy
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    Office Location for Matthew D. Haley

    1633 San Pablo Avenue
    Oakland, CA 94612

    Phone: 510-444-1881

    Fax: 510-444-5108

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    Last Updated: 7/1/2020

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