Attorney Barry Bellovin
Barry Bellovin began practice in 1981 following graduation from Hastings College of the law and has been with the firm since 1983. He has been a shareholder in Bellovin & Karnas, P.C. since 1985 in Tucson, Arizona. His practice focuses extensively on plaintiff personal injury, medical malpractice, class action, product liability and toxic tort litigation. Mr. Bellovin has extensive experience and has represented thousands of clients for more than 25 years.
Since 1994, Mr. Bellovin has served as Judge Pro Tem for the Pima County Juvenile Court in Tucson. Mr. Bellovin has also served as a Pima County Special Court Commissioner and Special City Magistrate in Tucson. He has taught Business law at both Pima Community College and for the University of Phoenix in Tucson.
Mr. Bellovin has had several cases that have received positive national media attention. These cases have been profiled on television news with Diane Sawyer (Bravo) and in print in the Los Angeles Times (Sternberg). Other cases have been profiled in the local media.
Mr. Bellovin is a member of the State Bar of Arizona, California State Bar, New York State Bar, U.S. Supreme Court Bar, U.S. Court of Appeals (9th Circuit), U.S. District Court of Arizona, U.S. District Court of California (Northern, Eastern, Central and Southern Districts), U.S. District Court of New York (Southern and Eastern Districts), the Hastings College of Law Alumni Association and the AAJ. He is also active in community service serving as President or board member for numerous organizations, including, The Tucson Hebrew Academy and Pio Decimo Center.
In 1996, Mr. Bellovin received the Pima County Bar Association’s Pro Bono Attorney Award. Mr. Bellovin has served as faculty for legal seminars; Trial psychology, TMJ for Lawyers, Internet Security Law and Chiropractic and the Law. He has also contributed Chapter 1 to a published book, Toxic Mold Litigation. Additionally, Mr. Bellovin was recently appointed by the Federal Government of Mexico to a Consular position and now serves as an official consulting attorney to the Mexican consulate in Tucson, AZ.