Spencer J. Pahlke

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in San Francisco, California

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger
Spencer J. Pahlke
Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in California since: 2007

Education: University of California Berkeley School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023 Selected to Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger

650 California Street
26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108 Visit website


Spencer J. Pahlke is an associate of Walkup, Melodia, Kelly & Schoenberger, a San Francisco personal injury law firm dedicated to representing plaintiffs in California and other jurisdictions. Spencer's practice at Walkup focuses on catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death cases involving defective medical devices, vehicular collisions, medical malpractice and dangerous conditions on both public and private property.

Spencer is a 2007 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley's Boalt Hall School of Law. At Berkeley, Spencer was a member of the California Law Review and an associate editor for Ecology Law Quarterly. His main interest, however, was trial advocacy. Spencer successfully competed on several trial teams during his time at Berkeley, winning the Bay Area trial competition held by the San Francisco Trial Lawyers Association as well as two top advocate awards. Spencer now lectures on trial advocacy topics at Boalt Hall, directs the school's external trial competition program and coaches three trial advocacy teams. He has also provided ongoing legal education, including developing and co-chairing programs produced in conjunction with Berkeley Law, with a special focus on providing training to young attorneys.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Assault, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Toxic Mold, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2007, California

Professional Webpage: http://www.walkuplawoffice.com/Attorneys/Spencer-Pahlke.shtm...

Educational Background:
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln, B.A., in Economics and Psychology & Minor in English and Communications with Highest Distinction, 2004
  • California Law Review, Member, 2006
Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Lecturer, Berkeley Law (Boalt Hall) - Trial Advocacy, 2011
Industry Groups:
  • AAJ

Office location for Spencer J. Pahlke

650 California Street
26th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108

Phone: 415-981-7210


11 Years Super Lawyers
2 Years Rising Stars
  • Super Lawyers: 2013 - 2023
  • Rising Stars: 2011 - 2012

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