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  1. Personal Injury: 40%
    30 years
  2. Civil Rights: 30%
    20 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 20%
    29 years
  4. Medical Malpractice: 10%
    29 years



Contingent (33-40%)

Attorney endorsements

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  • Tanveer A Shah

    Joel is an exceptional Attorney and an incredible example of what a trial Attorney should be. His clients are truly fortunate to have him represent them. Joel has an incredible amount of experience and an equally incredible amount of compassion for his clients. This rare combination allows him to fight for people who have been injured and wronged and take on complex and difficult battles that other Attorneys shy away from. I do not hesitate for a moment to endorse Joel as an experienced and outstanding member of our legal community here in Arizona.


    Tanveer Shah Car accident Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Thabet N Khalidi

    Joel walks the walk. He's a champion for his clients in their pursuit of justice. His intelligence, integrity and humanity are inspirational. Only his humility is unwarranted. I'm a better lawyer for knowing him.


    Thabet Khalidi Family Attorney
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Contact info

Robbins & Curtin PLLC

301 E Bethany Home Rd Suite B-100
Phoenix, AZ, 85012-0001


AZActive 198607/03/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Southwest Super LawyerSuper Lawyers2012
Best Lawyers in AmericaBest Lawyers2012
Top 100 Trial LawyersNational Trial Lawyers2011
Kenneth D. Freedman Award for Excellence in Continuing Legal Ed.Maricopa County Bar Association1996
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Founding shareholderRobbins & Curtin, PLLC2003 - Present
Solo PractitionerLaw Offices of Joel B. Robbins2000 - 2003
Founding shareholderRobbins, Shumway and Foreman1996 - 2000
Founding shareholderRobbins and Shumway1990 - 1996
Solo practitionerLaw Offices of Joel B. Robbins1987 - 1990
AssociateBurch & Cracchiolo, PA1986 - 1987
Association namePosition nameDuration
National Trial Lawyers AssociationMember2011 - Present
Trial Lawyers for Public JusticeMember2004 - Present
American Board of Trial AdvocatesMember2001 - Present
National Board of Trial AdvocacyCivil Trial Advocate1998 - Present
Arizona Association for JusticeBoard Member1988 - Present
Phoenix Trial Lawyers AssociationPast President1988 - Present
American Association for JusticeMember1987 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
AdvocateMaking Arizona a Playground for Negligent Construction Professionals1996
AdvocateThe Arizona Indivisible Injury Rule in Multiple Collision Cases1995
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Arizona College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1986
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Phoenix Learn at LunchCase Framing to Win2015
ASU's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication Speaker PanelThe Interplay Between the Press and the Legal System2014