Burch & Cracchiolo, P.A.
Todd has been in practice at B&C since 1989. In his career he has worked on cases for insurance companies and defended personal injury claims for corporations and is now focused on 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 brought legal action against numerous Indian tribes and casinos andand litigated cases in various tribal courts in the Western United States.
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 is an AV® Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 peer review rated attorney in Martindale-Hubbell. Honors & AwardsSelected, Arizona's Finest Lawyers 2011-2016Selected, Best Lawyers in America, 2015, 2016, 2017Selected, Southwest Super Lawyers 2012-2016Ranked 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.
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 Litigation of personal injury, dog bite claims against Native American tribes and casinos and business enterprises. Represents clients in significant/catastrophic personal injury claims arising from auto accidents, dram shop, liquor liability, premises liability and general liability negligence claims.
Professional LeadershipInternational Association of Defense Counsel 2012-2014 American Board of Trial AdvocatesArizona Association of Defense CounselArizona Association for Justice (formerly Arizona Trial Lawyers Association)Arizona Trial Lawyers AssociationAmerican Inns of Court Foundation (Past Member)Professional AffiliationsState Bar of ArizonaCommunications Advisory Committee, 1996 – 2015; Chair 1998 -2000Peer Review Committee, 2000 - 2015, Chair 2004 - 2015Maricopa County Bar AssociationBench-Bar Committee, 1995 - present, Chair 2002-2003
Presentations and Publications• What to Do if You Are Involved in an Auto Accident by Todd Julian• Tribal Law: Litigation in Indian Country by Todd Julian• Avoid the Pitfalls of Doing Business with Tribal Government and Entities by Todd Julian and Melissa Iyer JulianReported CasesWard 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)