Julie joined Ryley Carlock & Applewhite in 2011 as an associate and practices in the Water, Energy Resources and Environmental group. Julie's practice incorporates both legal and policy solutions for environmental matters.
Prior to joining the firm, Julie served as judicial law clerk to the Honorable Anne Mansfield of Denver District Court. As a judicial law clerk, Julie worked in both civil and criminal courtrooms. After her clerkship and prior to joining Ryley Carlock & Applewhite, Julie joined a small Denver-based law firm handling hazardous and solid waste, public lands, land use, and transportation-related legal matters.
Julie graduated from Vermont Law School in 2008, where she concentrated her studies on environmental regulations affecting land use, water, wildlife, and climate change. During law school, Julie clerked for the White House Council on Environmental Quality where she helped develop cooperative approaches to implementing conservation programs across the U.S.
Before law school, Julie worked as a lobbyist for Arizona's fish and wildlife regulatory agency and studied journalism, public relations, communications, and political science at Arizona State University.
In her spare time, Julie volunteers for the Colorado Lawyers Committee and March of Dimes Foundation. As a part of her pro bono practice, Julie provides preliminary legal advice to indigents at Denver Legal Nights and Project Homeless Connect, as well as to non-profit organizations on annual compliance and operational issues. Julie is an avid trail runner and hiker.Civic Activities
Colorado Pro Bono Clinic, Volunteer (Jan. 2011)
Colorado Lawyers Committee, Denver Legal Nights & Project Homeless Connect, Volunteer (2010 - present)