Julie M. Walker

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Julie Walker is a litigation attorney at Ireland Stapleton Pryor & Pascoe. She has extensive experience as a trial lawyer representing individuals and businesses in federal and state courts as well as in arbitrations and mediations across the country. She has tried multiple jury and bench trials to verdict in Colorado and other jurisdictions. She has handled complex litigation for all types of businesses in a variety of matters involving construction, professional liability, product liability, qui tam, financial services, complex torts, employment, and commercial litigation. Julie also has experience assisting licensed professionals in responding to regulatory inquiries or disciplinary matters.

Julie is active in a number of professional legal organizations where she has held leadership positions, including the Defense Research Institute (DRI), William E. Doyle Inn of Court and the Colorado Bar Association. Over the past several years, Julie has been highly active in the DRI Women in the Law Committee where she serves on the Steering Committee. She is also involved in the Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to connect Colorado artists with the appropriate legal counsel when they need assistance.

 

Admissions

  • California
  • Colorado
  • Wyoming
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the State of Colorado

Education

  • J.D., University of Denver Sturm College of Law, 1994
  • A.B., Muhlenberg College, 1987

Honors & Awards

  • Selected to The Best Lawyers in America® for Commercial Litigation 2015 to present
  • Selected to Colorado Super Lawyers for Professional Liability Defense, 2015 to present
  • Selected to The Legal 500 for Litigation: Product Liability and Mass Tort Defense, 2009 – 2010
  • Selected to Law Week Colorado’s “People’s Choice”, 2012
  • Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court – Historian Mentoring Award
  • Author and speaker “High Times in the Construction Industry”, CNA Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, 2019
  • Contributing Author, “Grit, The Secret to Advancement – Stories of Successful Women Lawyers”, ABA Commission on Women in the Profession, August 2017
  • Speaker, DRI Women in the Law Seminar – Rainmaking Workshop, February 2016
  • Speaker, “Twelve Angry… Jurors: Diversity and Jury Selection”, IADC Annual Meeting, July 2015
  • Author and speaker “Collaboration or Conflict: What Results when a claim Triggers Both General and Professional Liability Coverage”, CNA Annual Meeting of Invited Attorneys, May 2015
  • Speaker, “The Risks of Statutory and Civil Liability on Multi-Employer Jobsites”, American Society of Safety Engineers, 2014 Professional Development Conference in Orlando, FL, June 11, 2014
  • Faculty, ABA Forum on Construction Trial Academy, June 2012
  • Contributing Author, “In Memoriam: The Honorable Judge Phillip S. Figa”, 86 Denv. U.L. Rev. 851, 2009
  • American Bar Association
  • American Bar Association, Forum on Construction Law
  • American Inn of Court
  • California Bar Association
  • Claims & Litigation Management Alliance
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Denver Bar Association
  • International Association of Defense Counsel
  • Judge William E. Doyle American Inn of Court
  • Colorado Bar Association, Ethics Committee Member
  • Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, Leadership for the Arts Alumni
  • Colorado Business Committee for the Arts, Screening Committee
  • Boulder Ensemble Theatre Company, Member of the Board of Directors
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