Student, Emory University, 1931. Juris Doctor, University Georgia, 1936.
Member firm, Shulman, Shulman, Bauer & Deitch (and predecessors), Atlanta, to 1977; judge, Georgia Court Appeals, 1977-1984; presiding judge, Georgia Court Appeals, 1981-1983; chief judge, Georgia Court Appeals, 1983-1984; of counsel, Troutman, Sanders, Lockerman & Ashmore, Atlanta, 1984-1987; appointed senior appellate court judge, since 1987; chief judge settlement conference division, Court Appeals Georgia, since 1989; professor, Atlanta Law School, 1964-1984; Adjunct Professor, Georgia State University College Law, Atlanta.
Chairman DeKalb County (Georgia) School Salary Commission, 1960-1962, DeKalb County School Study Commission, 1962-1964. Member Fulton County-Atlanta Court Study Commission, 1961-1962. Served to captain United States Army, 1941-1946.
Member American Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, Georgia State Bar, Lawyers Club (Atlanta).
Married Mary Frances Johnson, November 26, 1943. Children: Diane Shulman Thompson, Warren Scott, Amy Lynn Shulman Haney.