Areas of Practice:
Julia James Shreve
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Julia’s practice is focused in counseling clients in the prevention of litigation and in defending businesses and individuals throughout civil litigation. Her experience includes medical malpractice defense, complex commercial litigation, labor and employment, aviation law, cybersecurity, and appellate advocacy. Julia has devoted her career to advising clients and preparing their cases for trial. Julia regularly advises employers on leave issues, personnel policies and procedures, employee corrective counseling, and hiring and termination issues. Julia’s areas of concentration include the FMLA and FFCRA, HIPAA compliance, Title VII, ADA, state law contract and tort claims, unemployment, and non-compete agreements.
Julia graduated from University of Alabama School of Law where she served as a senior editor of the Alabama Law Review. Prior to law school, Julia received her undergraduate degree summa cum laude from the University of Alabama where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and Omicron Delta Kappa. Julia currently serves as the Editor of the Mobile Bar Association monthly bulletin. She was recently appointed to serve as the Vice Chair of the Alabama State Bar Governmental Liaison Committee as well as a member of the Alabama State Bar Quality of Life, Health, and Wellness Task Force. Locally, she is a member of the Women Lawyers and Young Lawyers Sections of the Mobile Bar Association.
Julia lives in Mobile with her husband and their two children. They are active members of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church. Outside the office, Julia enjoys running, baking, yoga, and reading.
- Mobile Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Alabama Bar Association
- Alpha Chi Omega Sorority
Speeches, Presentations and Seminars
- Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping: What you need to know now, Mobile Chamber of Commerce Business First, 2020
- Workplace Sensitivity Training, Various clients, ongoing
- Cybersecurity 101, Various organizations, 2019-2020
- Tinker Tailor Lawyer Spy: The Ethical Implications of Surreptitious Recordings By and For Attorneys, Mobile Bar Association, 2017
- The University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, J.D.
- Honors: Bench and Bar Legal Honor Society Law Review: Alabama Law Review, Senior Editor University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama B.S. Honors: Summa Cum Laude Major: Psychology
- Alabama State Bar
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Middle District of Alabama
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Alabama
- United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit