Julie graduated from Appalachian State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy. She received a Master of Arts degree in American History from Western Carolina University, and her Juris Doctor degree from Campbell University. While in law school, Julie was Notes & Comments Editor for the Campbell Law Review. Her article "Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place, Fringe Landowners Can't Get No Satisfaction; Is it Time to Re-Think Annexation Policy in North Carolina?" appeared in the Spring 2002 edition of the Campbell Law Review. She also traveled to Vienna, Austria when her team advanced in the Wilem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot Court competition. Julie was President of Women in Law, a member of the Lonestar Trial Team, and received several awards upon graduation, including one from the National Association of Women Lawyers.
Julie concentrates her practice on Workers' Compensation and Employment Law and has represented clients before the North Carolina Industrial Commission, in both Civil District and Superior Courts of North Carolina, the Court of Appeals, the Supreme Court, the EEOC and in Federal District Court. Julie is a member of the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys, North Carolina State Bar, North Carolina Bar Association, and Buncombe County Bar Association. Julie was the co- planner of the North Carolina Bar Association's annual Workers' Compensation Section Meeting and CLE for 2010 and 2011. She has presented at numerous seminars for safety managers, adjusters and paralegals on a variety of topics, including Ethics for North Carolina Adjusters, Retaliatory Discharge, Anatomy for Adjusters, Enforcement of Settlement Agreements, Handling a Workers' Compensation Claim, An Insider's View to North Carolina Workers' Compensation Reform, Discrimination in the Workplace and The Family Medical Leave Act.
Julie is licensed to appear in all of our state courts and the United States District Court for the Western and Eastern Districts of North Carolina. She has also been recognized as a "Rising Star" by her peers in the 2011, 2012, and 2013 North Carolina editions of Super Lawyers and in 2013 and 2014 she was listed in Best Lawyers in America for Workers’ Compensation-Employers. Julie was also named by Best Lawyers as its 2014 Asheville Workers' Compensation-Employers "Lawyer of the Year." Julie earned the highest (AV-Rated) ranking awarded by Martindale-Hubbell.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Lawyer of the Year, Asheville Workers' Compensation-Employers||Best Lawyers in America||2014|
|Best Lawyer||Best Lawyers in America||2013|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2013|
|AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5 Peer Review Rated||Martindale-Hubbell||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2012|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2011|
|Partner||Teague Campbell Dennis & Gorham||2003 - Present|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina State Bar||N/A||N/A|
|Buncombe County Bar Association||N/A||N/A|
|Claims & Litigation Management Alliance||N/A||N/A|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section, CLE Committee||N/A||2010 - 2011|
|North Carolina Bar Association, Workers' Compensation Section||N/A||2009 - 2012|
|Campbell University, Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2003|
|Western Carolina University||MA - Masters||2000|
|Appalachian State University||BA - Bachelor of Arts||1994|
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