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Certified Specialist in Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation, Arizona Board of Legal Specialization

Shareholder— Joined Burch & Cracchiolo in 1989
(P) 602-234-8780 (F) 602-850-9780

An Arizona Native, Todd is part of an elite group of less than 170 attorneys who are Certified Specialists in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.

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Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent – Peer Rated for Highest Level of Professional Excellence American Board of Trial Advocates


Theodore "Todd" Julian has been in practice at B&C since 1989.  In his career he has defended personal injury claims for insurance companies and self-insured businesses and he also has extensive experience representing personal injury victims and their families. An Arizona Native, Todd is part of an elite group of less than 170 attorneys who are Certified Specialists in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation by the Arizona Board of Legal Specialization.  He represents clients in cases involving personal injury and wrongful death, including auto, trucking and motorcycle collisions, premises liability (slip and fall), dog/animal attacks, explosive and burn injuries and products liability.  He has been admitted to practice in various tribal courts in the Western United States and is uniquely qualified from his experience in representing tribal casinos and business enterprises to be able to handle injury claims against casinos where there is no conflict.

Todd is recognized among Southwest Super Lawyers, Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America and is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates. Todd has a peer-review ranking of AV Preeminent 5.0 for professional excellence by Martindale-Hubbell.

Representative Engagements
  • Represents large grocery store chain in premises liability, auto-trucking and other personal injury claims
  • Represents risk retention trust in defending claims against school districts
  • Litigation of claims against Native American tribes, casinos and business enterprises
  • Represents clients in significant/catastrophic personal injury, and wrongful death claims
Professional Leadership

American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA)

Arizona Association for Justice (formerly Arizona Trial Lawyers Association)

Professional Affiliations

State Bar of Arizona

  • Communications Advisory Committee, 1996 – 2015; (Chair 1998 -2000)
  • Peer Review Committee, 2000 - 2015, (Chair 2004 - 2015)

Maricopa County Bar Association

  • MCBA Bench-Bar Committee, 1995 - present, (Chair 2002-2003; 2018-present)
Reported Cases

Ward v. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 178 Ariz. 350, 873 P.2d 688 (Ct. App. 1994)

Cook v. Avi Casino Enterprises, 548 F.3d 719 (9th Cir. 2008), cert. denied 129 S. Ct. 2159 (2009)

Beltran v. Harrah's Arizona Corporation, 220 Ariz. 29, 202 P.3d 494 (Ct. App. 2008)

Community Involvement

Former Board of Directors, Sigma Phi Epsilon Housing Corporation

Former President, Arizona Deer Association

Former City of Phoenix License Appeals Board

Certified Specialist: Personal Injury & Wrongful Death
Honors & Awards

Selected, Arizona's Finest Lawyers 2011-2021

Selected, Best Lawyers in America, 2015-2022

Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers 2012-2021

Ranked AV® Preeminent™ 5.0 out of 5* in Martindale Hubbell
*AV® Preeminent ™ and BV® Distinguished™ are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies.


J.D, University of Arizona College of Law, 1989

  • Editor, Arizona Journal of International and Comparative Law
  • Honors, Moot Court and Oral Advocacy
  • Winner, Jenkes Cup, Closing Argument Competition

B.S magna cum laude, University of Arizona, 1986

  • Phi Beta Kappa
Admitted In

U.S. District Court Arizona, 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

Ak-Chin Community Tribal Court
Cocopah Tribal Court
Colorado River Indian Tribal Court
Ft. McDowell Yavapai Nation Tribal Court
Ft. Mohave Tribal Court
Gila River Indian Community Tribal Court
Hualapai Tribal Court
Navajo Nation (Pro Hac Vice)
San Carlos Apache (Pro Hac Vice)
Salt River Pima (Pro Hac Vice)
Quileute Tribal Court
Tohono O’odham Tribal Court
White Mountain Apache Tribal Court
Wind River Tribal Court
Yavapai-Apache Nation

Admissions pro hac vice in various jurisdictions