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Overview

Attorneys count on Julie to oversee the details of legal matters in order to move client matters forward.

In a lengthy paralegal career, Julie has collaborated with legal teams at all phases of litigation from discovery through appeal in state and federal courts. She has facilitated matters for clients across industries, assisting with intellectual property litigation, general litigation, and toxic tort, environmental, and labor and employment issues. Julie has extensive in-house and law firm experience and used her knowledge to streamline document retention and compliance concerns. Clients and legal teams appreciate her broad experience and knowledge of corporate policies, court document filings, research and analysis, and witness and court preparation, among other support responsibilities.

Julie is recognized for her ability to systemize information using technology and best practices, for client time efficiency and cost-savings. What she enjoys most about taking care of the details is knowing that – with every filing, every met deadline, every call, every edit on a contract – she is contributing to a client’s success.


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Services

Education

  • B.A., University of Iowa
    • History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • MacCormac College, Paralegal Advisory Board
  • Women in eDiscovery
  • Illinois Notary Public
Experience
  • Provided general litigation support for international Fortune 500 company in both state and federal courts.
  • Conducted matter management training in North, South and Central America.
  • Prepared and implemented training modules for document retention policies.
  • Managed intellectual property litigation from inception to trial for clients in multiple industries including pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
Outside the Office

Julie values time with her extended family.

Julie is the youngest of four siblings who enjoy traveling together – Tokyo, London, Austin and Los Angeles – and being foodies together. She’s also a very involved aunt to her nieces and nephews, whether it be homework help or introducing them to their first gourmet hamburger. Julie’s other close pals are an American Eskimo dog and a Chihuahua mix. And she’s a devoted fan of the Cubs and the Blackhawks.

Community Leadership
  • Susan G. Komen Walk for the Cure
  • Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
  • Working In The Schools (WITS)
  • Chicagoland Eskie Rescue
  • American Lung Association