Peter J. Kelly

Pete has practiced law in Stockton for 40 years. The son of a physician, he understands the importance of aggressively representing the interests of his clients in the defense of medical malpractice matters. Having tried over 40 cases during his career, Pete’s extensive experience has gained him membership in the American Board of Trial Advocates and the California Medical-Legal Committee, a select group of trial attorneys whose practices emphasize the defense of medical malpractice actions.

He has also been named a Northern California Super Lawyer since 2008, placing him in the top 5% of attorneys in the region. He effectively advises and represents his clients in all facets of dispute resolution, including arbitration, mediation, and trial.

Raised in Marin County, Pete is a long-time resident of Stockton. He is an avid cyclist who enjoys combining this hobby with his interest in travel whenever possible.

Academic Credentials

  • College of the Holy Cross
  • University of San Francisco (B.A., 1968; J.D., 1971)

Professional Affiliations

  • Association of Defense Counsel of Northern California and Nevada
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • California Medical-Legal Committee
  • Northern California Super Lawyer (2008-present)

Bar Associations

  • State Bar of California
  • San Joaquin County Bar Association

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