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Phoenix Attorney
Todd A. Julian, Esq.

Phone: 602.842.7418


Languages: English


An Arizona native, Todd Julian is one of approximately 250 attorneys certified as an Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation Specialist by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.  He is recognized among Arizona’s Finest Lawyers and is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell.

Todd’s practice primarily concentrates on personal injury and insurance defense litigation at the trial and appellate levels.  He represents both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving serious personal injury, wrongful death, products liability, negligence, premises liability, civil rights litigation, public entity and government liability. Todd also represents insurance and institutional clients in environmental litigation, toxic torts, and coverage disputes.  He has represented numerous Indian tribes in Arizona and tribal courts in the Western United States.


  • J.D., University of Arizona College of Law, 1989
    Editor, Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law
    Honors, Moot Court and Oral Advocacy
  • B.S magna cum laude, University of Arizona, 1986
    Phi Beta Kappa


  • Arizona
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the District of Arizona
  • Ft. Mojave Tribal Court
  • Wind River Tribal Court
  • Quileute Tribal Court
  • Colorado River Indian Tribal Court
  • Hualapai Tribal Court
  • Ak-Chin Community Tribal Court
  • White Mountain Apache Tribal Court
  • Gila River Indian Community Tribal Court
  • Cocopah Tribal Court
  • Admissions pro hac vice in various jurisdictions

Practice Areas:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Insurance Defense / Personal Injury Litigation

Areas of Concentration:

  • Appellate
  • Auto/Trucking Liability Litigation
  • Dram Shop/Liquor License Liability
  • Insurance Bad Faith and Coverage Litigation
  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation
  • Premises Liability Litigation

Honors & Awards:

  • Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Selected, Best Lawyers in America, 2015
  • Selected, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers 2011-2014
  • Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5* in Martindale Hubbell

Professional Leadership:

  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Arizona Association of Defense Counsel
  • Arizona Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Inns of Court Foundation (Past Member)

Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Arizona
    Communications Advisory Committee, 1996 – present; Chair 1998 -2000
    Peer Review Committee, 2000 – present, Chair 2004 – present
  • Maricopa County Bar Association
    Bench-Bar Committee, 1995 – present, Chair 2002-2003

Community Involvement:

  • Former President, Arizona Deer Association
  • Former City of Phoenix License Appeals Board


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Representative Engagements:

  • Represents large grocery store chain in premises liability, auto-trucking and other personal injury claims
  • Represents risk retention trust in litigation arising from claims against school districts
  • Represents insurance carrier in general liability claims against Native American tribes and casinos
  • Represents plaintiffs and defendants in significant/catastrophic personal injury claims arising from auto accidents premises liability, general negligence

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Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.

702 East Osborn, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
United States

Law Firm Contact: David M. Villadolid

Tel: 602.842.7418

Fax: 602.234.0341


Member Since: 2009

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