Michael John Appel

Michael John Appel

  • Personal Injury, Workers' Compensation
  • California
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Summary

For more than 30 years, Mike Appel has devoted his practice exclusively to personal injury and wrongful death cases. He represents clients throughout California, both in State and Federal courts.

Born and raised in Redondo Beach, Mike attended St. Mary’s College of California, Moraga, California, where he majored in English. He was an editor of the college’s literary magazine, "The Phoenix." He also played rugby for the Gaels, and was a member of the team that went on the first annual rugby tour of the East Coast. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1970. At graduation he also received the Alumni Medal for English.

In 1973, Mike received his Juris Doctorate from Golden Gate University School of Law, San Francisco, California. He was admitted to the United States Supreme Court, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, the Federal District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Central, and Southern Districts of California, the United States Court of Federal Claims, and the California Supreme Court.

Mike is also a part-time teacher at De La Salle High School in Concord, California. He teaches American Studies: The Law and AP Government & Politics.

Education
St Mary's Coll
Undergraduate Degree
Golden Gate Univ School of Law
Law Degree
Professional Associations
California State Bar # 56461
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
California
Practice Areas
  • Personal Injury
  • Workers' Compensation
Additional Practice Area
  • Car Accidents
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
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Contact & Map
100 Pringle Ave
Ste. 730
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
USA
Telephone: (925) 938-2000
Fax: (925) 938-2728