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Michelle Schill

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in San Diego, CA

Martinez & Schill LLP
11455 El Camino Real, Suite 470
San Diego, CA 92130
Phone: 951-290-3367
Fax: 619-331-3708
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018
Licensed in California Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (90%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%)
Attorney Profile

As a founder of Martinez & Schill LLP, Michelle D. Schill focuses her practice on Plaintiff's personal injury.  Ms. Schill primarily handles cases involving child injuries, traumatic brain injuries, wrongful death and auto accident.  However, Ms. Schill is well versed in handling most personal injury claims including trip or slip and fall claims against both governmental entities and private property owners and dog bite cases. Ms. Schill offers legal services to clients in San Diego, California and throughout Southern California. 

Prior to earning her Juris Doctor from California Western School of Law in 2008, Ms. Schill attended San Diego State University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in political science and psychology in 2004. Ms. Schill was admitted to The State Bar of California in 2008.

An experienced litigator, Ms. Schill draws on the valuable insight that she gained working with insurance companies as defense counsel. Prior to her current practice, she had the unique experience of representing corporate entities and contractors in defending against personal injury matters, which provides her a unique perspective in to what insurance companies require in resolving claims.  Ms. Schill's well-balanced litigation approach gives her the ability to productively negotiate positive resolutions and settlement agreements on behalf of clients. However, when the other side will not budge, she is not afraid to aggressively fight for her clients' rights. Ms. Schill has worked on numerous multimillion-dollar lawsuits, and has provided counsel to clients a multitude of legal issues.

Staying active in the legal community is a priority for Ms. Schill. Her professional memberships include the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego, the Lawyers Club of San Diego and the San Diego County Bar Association. The San Diego Daily Transcript named Ms. Schill a Top Attorney 2014: Finalist in San Diego County as well as in 2015.

When she is not practicing law, Ms. Schill enjoys spending time travelling with her family.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Animal Bites, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Wrongful Death, Construction Accident, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


3 Years Super Lawyers
4 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2020 - 2022
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2018

About Michelle Schill

First Admitted: 2008, California

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Educational Background

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA (2004), Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts and Sciences: Political Science and Psychology

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego
  • California, 2008
  • Lawyer's Club San Diego
  • San Diego County Bar Association


  • AV Peer Review Rating, AV Peer Review Rating , 2015
  • San Diego County Top Attorney 2014, Real Estate and Construction Law


  • $2,650,000.00 Settlement - Client sustained serious injury after falling from bridge , 2017
  • 1,300,000.00 - Settlement Bike Accident, 2018
  • $1,650,000.00 - Settlement involving wrongful death drowning , 2017
  • $1,650,000.00 Settlement - Mild traumatic brain injury involving a child, 2018
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Office Location for Michelle Schill

11455 El Camino Real
Suite 470
San Diego, CA 92130

Phone: 951-290-3367

Fax: 619-331-3708

Last Updated: 1/5/2022

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