Skip to main content

About me

I am a lifelong resident of the Alton area. I have been active in many volunteer organizations and own local commercial real estate. I enjoy travel and art.


Photos and videos

1113994 1381538906

1113994 1227408686

Practice areas


  1. Real Estate: 21%
    13 years
  2. Family: 20%
    13 years
  3. Traffic Violations: 20%
    13 years
  4. Contracts & Agreements: 10%
  5. Other: 29%
  6. More 



Hourly ($150-175/hour), contingent (33-40%), Retainer (sometimes), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

2 total 

Are you an attorney? Endorse this lawyer

  • Ted Harvatin

    I endorse this lawyer. I have referred clients to Julie. She does excellent work, is very thorough and professional.


    Ted Harvatin DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

  • Harold L. Wallin

    Ms. Harper is a knowledgeable and outstanding attorney, well respected amongst her peers.


    Harold Wallin DUI & DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Julie Harper

612 Belle Street Suite 101
Alton, IL, 62002

Suite 101
612 Belle St.
Alton, IL, 62002



MOGood Standing, Active200201/08/2013
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200211/12/2015
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
SLU Law ScholarshipSaint Louis University2001
SLU Law ScholarshipSaint Louis University2000
SLU Law ScholarshipSaint Louis University1999
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Solo LawyerJulie Harper Attorney at Law2002 - Present
Legal InternLand of Legal Legal Assistance Foundation1999 - 2001
Association namePosition nameDuration
Mentoring Committee - IL State Bar Assoc.Member2010 - Present
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationPresident2006 - 2007
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationVice President2005 - 2006
Alton-Wood River Bar AssociationTreasurer2004 - 2005
Illinois State Bar AssociationMember2002 - Present
Publication nameTitleDate
IICLE Flashpoints - Legal Style & SubstanceDressing for Success in the era of casual Friday2009
IICLE - Flashpoints - Legal Style & SubstanceThey Show You the Money so Show them the Love2009
Illinois State Bar Association Local Government Law NewsletterAn End to the Catalyst Theory and Fee-Shifting in Light of the Buckhannon Case - co authored with James E. Schrempf2001
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Saint Louis University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2002
Southern Illinois University, EdwardsvilleAnthropologyBA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
accumulating and passing wealthestate planning2003