Undergraduate degree: Vanderbilt University, magna cum laude, major: political science, 2002
Law school: Arizona State University College of Law, J.D., 2005
LaBenz Law PLLC, 2014-present: develop and expand a client-centered, results-oriented law practice with a strategic approach to legal planning and problem-solving.
Churchill & LaBenz, Lawyer, 2012-2016: continued to expand and develop trial, negotiation and legal planning skills as a small town, general practice attorney. During this time Julie prevailed in a custody matter in the trial court, Arizona Court of Appeals and Arizona Supreme Court, with her client also prevailing when the case was appealed to the United States Supreme Court. Additionally, she had the opportunity to argue a case before the Arizona Court of Appeals (with her parents in attendance) and also prevailed in that matter.
Law Office of John C. Churchill, Lawyer, 2009-2012: represented clients in a small town, general law practice setting in the areas of estate planning, probate, criminal defense, divorce, child custody, real estate, business formation, contract disputes, landlord/tenant and more.
Flagstaff City Attorney’s Office, Assistant City Attorney/Prosecutor, 2007-2009: prosecuted misdemeanor crimes with an emphasis on DUI cases. Case work entailed constant trial work, including several jury trials.
La Paz County Attorney’s Office, Deputy County Attorney/Prosecutor, 2006-2007: prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes and all child support matters filed in La Paz County wherein the state was a party to the case.
“I gave Julie the nickname ‘the bulldog.’ She earned that reputation with style and grace.”
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Arizona Lawyer Julie LaBenz