MICHAEL J. ELIZONDO, ESQ.

Associate

Michael J. Elizondo joined Kern Segal & Murray in August 2019, where he represents clients in a wide range of matters, including personal injury, insurance defense, veterinary malpractice, real property disputes and other civil litigation matters.

Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Berry, Appleman and Leiden LLP and Philip Levin and Associates in San Francisco, California in the field of business immigration.

In 2017, Mr. Elizondo was admitted to the State Bar of California and earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. He graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif, with Great Distinction and obtained the International Law Concentration.

While attending the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law, Mr. Elizondo was selected to intern for one of the defense teams at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, where he worked on legal research in international criminal law, including genocide. Mr. Elizondo also interned for the Honorable Chief Judge Lawrence B. Hagel of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington D.C., where he helped draft multiple court decisions and dispositive orders in the field of veteran law. Among various other prestigious international and domestic legal internships, various other international and domestic legal internships, Mr. Elizondo was also a published Comment Writer for the University of the Pacific, McGeorge Law Review.

In 2014, Mr. Elizondo graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Criminology and Restorative Justice from Fresno Pacific University. He is a trained mediator, having conducted several successful mediations.

Mr. Elizondo enjoys Los Angeles Dodgers baseball, Doctor Who, and Android: Netrunner.

Practice Areas

  • Personal Injury
  • Insurance Defense
  • Veterinary Malpractice
  • Real Property
  • Veterans Law
  • Business Immigration
  • Administrative Law
  • Private International Law

Bar Admissions
California
United States District Court, Northern District of California
United States District Court, Central District of California
United States District Court, Southern District of California
United States District Court, Eastern District of California

Education
Juris Doctor, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Bachelor of Arts – Criminology and Restorative Justice, Fresno Pacific University

Publications:
Justice Should Not Be a Lottery: An Examination of Disparate Outcomes in Hearing Loss Cases at the Veterans Court, 48 McGeorge L. Rev. 139 (2016-2017).

CONTACT INFORMATION

melizondo@kernlaw.com

P: 415.474.1900
F: 415.474.0302

Daly City Office
15 Southgate Avenue
Suite 200
Daly City, CA 94015