Julia Currie is very excited to return to McMillan as an articling student after a great summer with the firm. Julia is looking forward to developing her legal and professional skills through the mentorship of the lawyers at the firm.
Julia recently graduated from the Juris Doctor program at the University of Alberta (UAlberta) Faculty of Law. During her time at UAlberta, Julia was a panel member of the University Appeal Board where she reviewed disciplinary decisions relating to academic and student affairs. Julia also worked on behalf of Dean Barbara Billingsley as the Co-Chair of the Women in Law Speaker Series. Julia organized multiple speaker events with the goal of promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the legal profession. In her last year of law school, Julia was the Co-Chair of the Women’s Law Forum Fundraising Committee. Julia planned two successful fundraisers for the Women’s Law Forum selling clothing and merchandise across Canada. Julia also volunteered with Student Legal Services as an outreach member of the Legal Education and Reform Project. Julia provided legal information to low-income members of the Edmonton community. In her first year of law school, Julia sourced and designed costumes for the UAlberta Law Show performance.
Prior to law school, Julia obtained a Bachelor of Commerce (with distinction) from the UAlberta School of Business. Julia majored in Business Law and Economics and minored in Political Science. During her undergraduate degree, Julia was part of the Business Students’ Association as the Director of Student Health and Wellness. Growing up, Julia did 12 years of French Immersion school and is fluent in French.
Outside of work, Julia enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to the beach, and trying new restaurants. Julia loves to read a good book and cuddle with her two cats, Ghost and Moon.
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