Awarded distinction of Super Lawyer: 2007 – 2008, 2012 – 2023
Recipient of the H. Ted Podleski Distinguished Service Award, Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association
“AV” rated from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
Admitted to practice in the States of Washington and Arizona, the United States District Court for the Western & Eastern Districts of Washington, the United States District Court of Arizona, the 9th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court
BACKGROUD & EXPERIENCE
Robert D. Bohm has spent his legal career safeguarding the rights of individuals and their families, and advocating for the public good by promoting personal and corporate accountability. Robert currently practices in both Washington State and Arizona.
Robert represents those who have been mistreated by their insurance company when they suffered a loss to their property. In addition, he represents injured people and their families in cases involving catastrophic personal injury and wrongful death.
Since 1978, Robert has represented thousands of individuals injured through the negligence of others. On behalf of his clients he has collected millions of dollars from insurance companies, major corporations, and numerous others who have caused harm to his clients. He handles cases throughout the States of Washington and Arizona involving catastrophic personal injury or wrongful death. He handles cases where his clients have been injured as a result of the negligence or carelessness of property owners; retail stores and shopping centers; resort and hotel injuries; falls; sexual assault and failure to provide adequate security; and vehicle accidents, especially those involving wheelchair transportation.
Robert was born in Sterling, Illinois, and grew up in the farm and industrial towns of Tampico and Sterling, Illinois. He graduated from Northern Illinois University (B.S.) in 1969.
In 1970 he moved to Arizona, and graduated from the University of Arizona (J.D.) in 1977.
Robert has served as President of the Arizona Association for Justice (formerly known as Arizona Trial Lawyers Association), and has been the Association’s chair of their Continuing Legal Education and Legislative Committees, as well as chairing their Advanced Trial Advocacy Conference. With the American Association for Justice, the national trial lawyer’s organization, he has served as a member of the President’s Committee on the Federal judiciary, the Law Schools Committee, the Resort Torts Litigation Group and the Spinal Cord Injury Litigation Group, where he was co-chair.
Admitted to practice in all Arizona state courts, all Washington state courts, the United States District Courts for the Western and Eastern District of Washington, the United State District Court for Arizona, the 9th Circuit of the United States Court of and before the United States Supreme Court, he is an active trial lawyer.
His peers have given him the highest rating of “av” from the Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory. He is a multiple-year selection as a “Super Lawyer” in both Washington state and Oregon by Super Lawyer, a part of Thomson Reuters® which is the nation’s oldest legal research and publishing entity. Super Lawyer identifies the top 5% of attorneys in each state, as chosen by their peers and through independent research. He is also a multiple-year selection of Arizona’s Top Attorneys by AZ Magazine. He was selected as an initial member of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers, an invitation only organization. He is the Past-President of the Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association, and is a Past-President of the Red Means Stop Coalition. He was appointed by the Arizona Governor to serve as a member of the Governor’s Advisory Council on Spinal and Head Injuries, where he last served as Vice-Chair of the Council.
In 2012 he was chosen as a Distinguished Alumni by the Sterling Illinois Schools Foundation, an honor that has been extended to approximately 50 graduates of Sterling Township High School during the school’s 135-year history.
For over 40 years, Robert has limited his practice to the representation of people injured through the negligence of others, including while on the property of other, motor vehicle collisions and wrecks caused by drunk drivers, while in a wheelchair, as well as those who have been harmed by their own insurance companies. He has represented thousands who have been harmed or injured by the misconduct of others. On behalf of his clients he has collected millions of dollars from large insurance companies, major corporations, and numerous others who have caused harm to those clients.
Eagle member of the Washington State Association for Justice.
Member of the Washington State Association for Justice Continuing Legal Education Committee and the Public Affairs Committee.
Member of the American Association for Justice’s Insurance Bad faith Litigation Group
Past President of the Arizona Association for Justice (Arizona Trial Lawyers Association)
Past Chair of the AzAJ Continuing Legal Education Committee, Legislative Committee and Advanced Trail Advocacy Conference
Past member of the AAJ’s Law Schools Committee, the Resort Torts Litigation Group and the Spinal Cord Injury Litigation Group