Armed with a “take no prisoners” attitude and an unmatched legal track record, partner Julie Vacura is a true force in the courtroom. She approaches every case with uncompromising attention to detail and embraces all her clients with unwavering loyalty. Be it business, real estate or insurance coverage disputes, her legal strategy is the same: fight to win.
Trial work in business and real estate disputes, banking litigation, and insurance coverage disputes.
Multnomah Bar Association (Board of Directors, 1999-2002; Professionalism Committee, 1995-1998 (Chair 1998)); Oregon Trial Lawyers Association; Washington State Bar Association; Oregon State Bar (Uniform Civil Jury Instruction Committee (2010-present); Business Litigation Executive Committee (1998-2005, Secretary, 2002, Treasurer, 2003, President-Elect, 2004 and President, 2005); Disciplinary Board, Region Five (1993-2000, Chair 2000), Board of Bar Examiners (1992-1995, Chair 1995; Special Investigator on Character and Fitness, 2012)); National Conference of Bar Examiners (MPT Policy Committee, 1995-1997); American Bar Association.
Admitted to Practice:
1984 Oregon; 1986 U.S. District Court, District of Oregon; Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals; 2003 Washington; 2005 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Washington.
Willamette University, J.D., cum laude, 1984; University of Santa Clara, B.S., cum laude, 1981.
Co-Presenter, “The Anatomy of a Derivative Action,” Multnomah Bar Association CLE (Oct. 2012).
Super Lawyer Ranking (2007-present); U.S. News Best Lawyer Tier 1 Ranking, Banking and Finance Litigation (2011-present); U.S. News Best Lawyer Tier 1 Ranking, Real Estate Litigation (2011-present); U.S. News Best Lawyer Tier 1 Ranking, Commercial Litigation (2011-present); “AV Preeminent” Martindale-Hubbell ranking.