Anna Moore Carulas

Shareholder, Practice Group Manager, Medical Defense and Health Care Litigation
Cleveland
1375 East Ninth Street
One Cleveland Center, 10th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44114
P 216.615.7401
F 216.623.0134
P 216.615.7401 | F 216.623.0134



Overview

Over the past 30 years, Ms. Carulas’ practice has been devoted to the defense of physicians, hospitals, and a wide variety of health care providers in medical negligence lawsuits. She has successfully defended hundreds of medical malpractice lawsuits, the majority of which are cases involving high-exposure and catastrophic injuries.

In addition, Ms. Carulas serves as Practice Group Manager of Roetzel’s Medical Defense and Health Care Litigation group, which encompasses a highly specialized group of trial lawyers, nurse consultants, administrative staff, and trial support personnel.

Ms. Carulas is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been recognized within her specialty by Ohio Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America© for Medical Malpractice Law.  She also has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and a Life Member of the 8th District Judicial Conference of Ohio.

Experience
  • Successfully tried many high-exposure cases in virtually all areas of medicine to defense verdict in courts across the State of Ohio, predominantly in Cuyahoga County and Northeast Ohio
Services

Education

  1. University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  2. Alma College, B.A.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Recognitions

  • Eighth District Judicial Conference, Life Member (1995-present)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
    • Selected as one of the "Top 10 Ohio Super Lawyers" (2008)
    • Selected as one of "Top 100 Ohio Lawyers" (2008-2013)
    • Selected as one of "Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland" (2008-2013)
    • Selected as one of "Top 25 Female Lawyers in Cleveland" (2008-2018)
    • Selected as one of the "Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio" (2008-2018)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2007-2020)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Academy of Civil Trial Attorneys (CACTA)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Trial Law Institute, Member
  • Diversity Law Institute, Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    How Physician Practices Can Prepare for Coronavirus (Mar 13, 2020)
    Malpractice Insurance – Contractual Indemnity and Tail Coverage (Mar 10, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    To physicians and staff, including: Case Western Reserve Medical School, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, MetroHealth Medical Center, and University Hospitals of Cleveland
    To the statewide Ohio Judicial Conference; and the Scientific Program of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)
Services

Overview

Over the past 30 years, Ms. Carulas’ practice has been devoted to the defense of physicians, hospitals, and a wide variety of health care providers in medical negligence lawsuits. She has successfully defended hundreds of medical malpractice lawsuits, the majority of which are cases involving high-exposure and catastrophic injuries.

In addition, Ms. Carulas serves as Practice Group Manager of Roetzel’s Medical Defense and Health Care Litigation group, which encompasses a highly specialized group of trial lawyers, nurse consultants, administrative staff, and trial support personnel.

Ms. Carulas is Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy and has been recognized within her specialty by Ohio Super Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in America© for Medical Malpractice Law.  She also has an AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory, is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America, and a Life Member of the 8th District Judicial Conference of Ohio.

Experience
  • Successfully tried many high-exposure cases in virtually all areas of medicine to defense verdict in courts across the State of Ohio, predominantly in Cuyahoga County and Northeast Ohio

Education

  1. University of Notre Dame Law School, J.D.
  2. Alma College, B.A.
    • cum laude

Credentials

Bar Admissions
  1. Ohio
Court Admissions
  1. U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio
Certifications
  • Board Certified in Civil Trial Law by the National Board of Trial Advocacy

Recognitions

  • Eighth District Judicial Conference, Life Member (1995-present)
  • Selected as an "Ohio Super Lawyer" by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine (2004-2020)
    • Selected as one of the "Top 10 Ohio Super Lawyers" (2008)
    • Selected as one of "Top 100 Ohio Lawyers" (2008-2013)
    • Selected as one of "Top 50 Lawyers in Cleveland" (2008-2013)
    • Selected as one of "Top 25 Female Lawyers in Cleveland" (2008-2018)
    • Selected as one of the "Top 50 Female Lawyers in Ohio" (2008-2018)
  • Named to The Best Lawyers in America© for Medical Malpractice Law - Defendants (2007-2020)
  • AV® Preeminent™ rating from Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory
  • Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America

Affiliations

Professional Affiliations
  • American Bar Association
  • Cleveland Academy of Civil Trial Attorneys (CACTA)
  • Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association
  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Trial Law Institute, Member
  • Diversity Law Institute, Member

Insights

  1. Alerts
    How Physician Practices Can Prepare for Coronavirus (Mar 13, 2020)
    Malpractice Insurance – Contractual Indemnity and Tail Coverage (Mar 10, 2020)
  2. Presentations
    To physicians and staff, including: Case Western Reserve Medical School, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, MetroHealth Medical Center, and University Hospitals of Cleveland
    To the statewide Ohio Judicial Conference; and the Scientific Program of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California
  3. Firm News
    Roetzel Transitioning to Virtual Work Environment (Mar 16, 2020)
    23 Roetzel Attorneys Named 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers®; 11 Named Rising Stars® (Nov 27, 2019)
    66 Roetzel Attorneys Named to 2020 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 15, 2019)
    32 Roetzel Attorneys Honored as 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars (Dec 11, 2018)
    Over 50 Roetzel & Andress LPA Attorneys Named to 2019 The Best Lawyers in America© List (Aug 17, 2018)