Michael D. Meadows

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Walnut Creek, CA

Casper, Meadows, Schwartz & Cook
 | 2121 North California Boulevard, Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
Phone: 925-947-1147
Fax: 925-947-1131
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019
Licensed Since: 1974
Practice Areas:
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (50%),
  • Personal Injury - Products: Plaintiff (30%),
  • Class Action/Mass Torts: Plaintiff (20%)
Attorney Profile

Michael D. Meadows is a partner at Casper Meadows Schwartz & Cook, located in Walnut Creek, California. Focusing his practice primarily on complex personal injury litigation, he represents clients throughout the East Bay area who have been injured in matters involving aviation accidents, premises liability, defective products and toxic exposure. In one toxic tort case in which he was co-lead counsel, Mr. Meadows was instrumental in obtaining an $80 million settlement for his clients. Mr. Meadows also assists employees who have been the targets of workplace discrimination as well as victims of domestic violence and neglect.

As an undergraduate, Mr. Meadows attended California State University, Fresno, and received a Bachelor of Arts in 1968. He then pursued his legal education at the University of California Hastings College of the Law in San Francisco and was awarded his Juris Doctor in 1974. After graduation, he spent 10 years as a deputy public defender with the Contra Costa County Office of the Public Defender before entering private practice. Admitted to practice in California, Mr. Meadows is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern and Southern Districts of California, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Highly regarded by his fellow attorneys, he has received an AV Preeminent* peer review rating through Martindale-Hubbell, and he has been named to the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

A past member of the board of governors of Consumer Attorneys of California, Mr. Meadows remains an active participant in that organization and in other legal groups as well. His memberships include the Contra Costa County Bar Association, the Alameda-Contra Costa Trial Lawyers' Association and the American Association for Justice.

**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
Lawyer Practice Area Pie Chart

Personal Injury - General (50%): Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff

Personal Injury - Products (30%): Products Liability

Class Action/Mass Torts (20%): Toxic Torts

Focus Areas

Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Products Liability, Toxic Torts


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Super Lawyers: 2004 - 2019

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About Michael Meadows

Admitted: 1974, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.cmslaw.com/attorneys/michael-d-meadows/


  • Northern California Super Lawyers®, 2004-present

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1974
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of California, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of California, 1982
  • California, 1974
  • Board of Governors, Alameda/Contra Costa Trial Lawyers Association
  • Board of Governors, Consumer Attorneys of California

Educational Background:

  • California State University, B.A., 1968
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Website - www.cmslaw.com
Office Location for Michael D. Meadows

2121 North California Boulevard
Suite 1020
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Phone: 925-947-1147

Fax: 925-947-1131

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Last Updated: 2/15/2019

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