personal injury attorney san diego ca


For over 33 years, attorney Michael Kielty has had the privilege of helping hundreds of individuals and businesses resolve their problems, challenges and disputes in state courts throughout California. His areas of practice range from personal injury, wrongful death and property damage claims to contract disputes and fraud lawsuits.

Michael Kielty began his legal career as an insurance defense lawyer. That experience helped him to understand how to sidestep the techniques insurance companies use to diminish and reduce claims, and instead build strong personal injury claims that maximize his client's rights to compensation.

Located in the Scripps Ranch area of San Diego, California, the Law Office of Michael J. Kielty serves clients throughout San Diego County. Call 619-850-2096 or email Michael Kielty to schedule a free consultation.

Michael John Kielty

Location: San Diego, California
Phone: 619-850-2096
Fax: 858-586-1133

Attorney Michael J. Kielty has handled various types of personal injury matters, from multiple wrongful death claims and cases, to serious and catastrophic automobile injury cases, to automobile versus pedestrian claims and cases, and business fraud cases.

Having grown up in San Diego, Mr. Kielty who has been a licensed attorney in California for thirty years, is a 1977 graduate of Saint Augustine high school, obtained two Bachelor's degrees from the University of California San Diego in 1981, and his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of San Diego in 1984. He has spent his professional career in San Diego, but has handled cases throughout California.

Areas of Practice

  • Car Accidents
  • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
  • Wrongful Death

Litigation Percentage

100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

California, 1985


University of San Diego School of Law, San Diego, California
J.D. - 1984

UCSD, San Diego, California
B.A. - 1981
Major: Economics & Political Science

Professional Associations and Memberships

San Diego County Bar Association, Member, 1985 - Present

Past Employment Positions

  • Stockdale, Peckham & Werner, Attorney, 1985 - 1993
  • Mower, Koeller, Nebeker, Attorney, 1993 - 2000
  • Maxie, Rheinheimer, Of Counsel, 2000 - 2001
  • The Simpson Law Firm, Of Counsel, 2002 - 2010
  • Law Office of Michael J. Kielty, Attorney, 2010 - Present