Walter R Ulman


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Contact Information

Ely Bettini Ulman Rosenblatt & Ozer
3200 N Central Ave Ste 1930, Phoenix, Arizona, 85012-2418




Status: Active  

Board Certified Specialization: None  

Professional Liability Insurance: Yes  

Admitted to Practice Law: 1973

Admitted to State Bar of Arizona: December 4, 1973

Other Language(s): None


Mr. Ulman practices plaintiff personal injury, products liability, medical malpractice, wrongful death, and worker’s compensation law.  Mr. Ulman has tried and settled multi-million dollar plus cases as well as successfully arbitrating and mediating hundreds of injury claims.  He has also participated in multi-party, multi-district, litigation matters involving millions of dollars in catastrophic injury claims.  

The Arizona Cardinals specifically chose Mr. Ulman to represent its players for various sports injuries.  In addition, he has also represented many other professional athletes involved in various sports including but not limited to professional hockey players, baseball players, and soccer players. 

In recognition of his career achievements, in 2013 Mr. Ulman was inducted into the National Trial Lawyers ® Top 100 Trial Lawyers, and elite national group of litigators.  A lawyer can only be accepted by invitation.  In addition, Mr. Ulman was chosen as the United States 2009 attorney of the year by LegalShield Services, Inc.  This is a legal organization dedicated to providing legal services to all people at reasonable and cost effective rates.  Notably, he was chosen over 7,000 other lawyers throughout the United States and Canada.

Mr. Ulman has been designated as an AV® Preeminent Rated Lawyer by his peers in the legal community.  This is the highest rating a lawyer can receive, which serves as an objective indicator that a lawyer has demonstrated impeccable ethical standards and superb professional ability. Only a select group of Arizona lawyers receive this distinction.

Mr. Ulman has been a Judge Pro Tempore in the Appellate Court of Arizona, and was a member of the Board of Adjustment in the City of Tempe by appointment of the mayor. In addition, he was chosen to be a member of the Medical-Legal Liaison Committee for Maricopa County. Walt has lectured on behalf of the State Bar of Arizona, private and legal organizations, schools, and colleges. He is also a Tempe Leadership graduate.

Mr. Ulman has testified on behalf of injured individuals at the Arizona State Legislature in regard to proposed legislation which would affect injured individuals rights to collect compensation.  

Walter Ulman was nominated and accepted by the Arizona Institute of Personal Injury Attorneys for the year 2019 as the ten best attorneys in Arizona for client satisfaction.  To be selected an attorney must pass a rigorous select process including client and peer nomination, through research and independent evaluation. Walt has also been selected as a top 25 Medical Malpractice Trial Lawyer by The National Trial Lawyers. 

Areas of Law and Practice

Areas of Law Areas of Practice
Medical Malpractice Birth Trauma, Chiropractors Malpractice, Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice, Dental Malpractice, Failure to Diagnose, Gynecology Malpractice, Medical Liability, Medical Malpractice Defense, Medical negligence, Medical-Legal Law, Medication Errors, Mental health Professionals Malpractice, Nursing Liability, Nursing Malpractice, Nursing Negligence, Obstetric Malpractice, Oncology Law, Optometric Malpractice, Orthopedic Malpractice, Pediatric Malpractice, Pharmacists Liability, Podiatric Malpractice, Psychiatric Malpractice, Psychology Malpractice, Wrong Site Surgery
Personal Injury Accidents, Animal Attacks, Aquatic Injuries, Automobile Accidents and Injuries, Automobile Negligence, Bicycle Accidents, Boating Accidents, Bodily Injury, Brain Injury, Bus Accidents, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Catastrophic Injury, Commercial Vehicle Liability, Dog Bites, Electrical Injury, Head Injury, Motor Vehicle Accidents and Injuries, Motorcycle Accidents, Pedestrian Injuries, Personal Injury Appeals, Product Liability, Severe Burns, Sexual Abuse, Slip and Fall, Spinal Injury, Subway Accidents, Third Party Wrongful Death, Whiplash, Workplace Injury, Wrongful Death
Workers' Compensation Black Lung, Industrial Insurance, Workers' Compensation Arbitration, Workers' Compensation Mediation, Workers' Compensation Subrogation, Workers' Compensation Plaintiff


  • 9th Circuit (Active), Arizona (Active)

Law School

  • Arizona State

  • Last Updated: April 19, 2021
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  • Phoenix, Arizona, Maricopa County
  • Accept Credit Cards: No
  • Free Consultations: Yes

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