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“I have found that creativity is the key to being a successful litigator. I love utilizing my creative problem solving skills to serve my clients.”

Julie is an associate in Hirschler’s Litigation Section. She has experience litigating complex matters in state and federal court for major corporations, small businesses, and everything in between.

Julie earned her J.D. at the University of Richmond School of Law, where she was a full merit scholarship recipient. During her time in law school, she served as President of the Moot Court, an Assistant Online Editor of the University of Richmond Law Review, and a research assistant for Professor John G. Douglass. Julie gained litigation and appellate experience during law school as a student attorney with the University of Richmond Children’s Defense Clinic and through internships with the Virginia Indigent Defense Commission and the Honorable Elizabeth A. McClanahan of the Supreme Court of Virginia.

After graduation, Julie’s first job was as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Richmond. Prior to joining Hirschler, Julie practiced civil litigation primarily in the areas of personal injury, premises liability, contract dispute, and medical malpractice.



Defended Fortune 500 company in federal litigation for premises liability suit.

Represented regional correctional facility in USC § 1983 litigation.

Achieved multiple no-pay results for Richmond-based Fortune 500 transportation company in state court contract disputes.

Successfully defended at the investigation stage numerous medical providers facing licensure challenges via health profession regulatory board proceedings.



Professional Affiliations

Virginia Bar Association

Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys

Beyond the Law

Beyond the Law

A South Carolina native, Julie moved to Richmond for law school and decided to never leave. Julie is a lover of crossword puzzles, reading, and cooking fun dinners (always with a glass of Grenache in hand). In her free time, she can be found at the park with her husband Mitchell and toddler daughter Nora or frequenting Richmond’s amazing restaurant scene with friends. A fun fact about Julie is that she attended an all-girls school for college.

University of Richmond School of Law, J.D., magna cum laude

  • First Place, Richmond Law Client Counseling and Negotiation Board’s Fall 2016 intrascholastic competition
  • CALI Award in Criminal Procedure (for achieving the highest grade in class)
  • Pro Bono Certificate (for hours spent providing legal services to indigent criminal defendants)

Converse College, B.A.

  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia
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