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Julie S. Dereska

Julie S. Dereska

Director of Operations
Dallas
office: 214.999.6130
fax: 214.999.6170
Overview

Julie’s strong background in operations and finance helps her put together a cohesive team that delivers robust strategic plans for clients.

Julie oversees the day-to-day operations of the Real Estate, Development & Construction business unit of 125 attorneys. She focuses on financial management and budgeting with the pricing team, including fixed fees, alternative fees and revenue projections. She utilizes project management and process improvement to ensure the appropriate legal professionals are assigned to each project, thus ensuring superior service and results for clients.

Julie is also responsible for business development, and she manages attorney growth, lateral recruiting and communications. Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Julie was Chief Operating Officer for Brown McCarroll.


Industry

Education

  • B.A., Rollins College

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Association of Legal Administrators
Outside the Office

Julie enjoys spending time with her family, going to the beach and working out.

Community Leadership

Julie believes no child should go hungry, and she is especially passionate about making sure children get healthy meals.

Julie volunteers with Blessings in a Backpack, an organization that provides meals to children on the weekends to ensure they have access to nutritious food on days when they are not in school. She helps coordinate the program and encourages businesses to make donations to buy food. She also helps pack the backpacks and distribute them to children.

Julie also volunteers with Dress for Success, a nonprofit organization that strives to empower women to achieve economic success.