Ireland Stapleton is pleased to announce that attorney Julie Walker has been included in the Women in Dispute Resolution (WIDR) Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of Dispute Resolution’s 2023 Directory of ADR Practitioners.

WIDR’s mission is to be the leading resource for the professional development of women dispute resolution professionals and to foster the full participation of women in dispute resolution. WIDR’s annual directory is a concrete step towards accomplishing the goal announced by the ABA House of Delegates of fostering diversity in the ranks of arbitrators and mediators.  The directory helps users of alternate dispute resolution services locate and engage with a list of highly qualified female neutrals. 

Julie Walker is a litigation attorney and ADR professional at Ireland Stapleton, where she leads the Firm’s litigation and ADR practice groups. She has extensive experience as a trial attorney representing individuals and businesses in federal and state courts in various matters involving construction, professional liability, product liability, qui tam, financial services, complex torts, employment, and commercial litigation. In addition to her litigation practice, Julie serves as an ADR professional in the roles of arbitrator and mediator.  She serves on the Commercial, Construction and Consumer panels with the American Arbitration Association; the Construction Defect Resolution Services arbitration and mediation panels; and as a private mediator.