Julie Anderson is a co-founding principal partner of Anderson Hemmat. She is the partner in charge of Pre-litigation matters for the firm. This means she oversees all aspects of your case up until a lawsuit is filed. Ms. Anderson makes it a point to always be available to her clients. She also acts as co-counsel to Mr. Hemmat during trials.
Ms. Anderson has been a Colorado resident since 1989. She received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English from William Smith. Ms. Anderson then attended the University of Denver as a dual degree student, studying law at the Sturm College of Law and psychology at the Graduate School of Psychology.
Ms. Anderson began her private practice in the areas of plaintiff’s personal injury, worker’s compensation, and criminal defense. She completed dozens of jury trials and litigated several of her cases through appeals to the Colorado Court of Appeals and the Colorado Supreme Court.
In 1999, Ms. Anderson was appointed as a magistrate for Denver County Court. She presided over all civil, criminal, and juvenile matters. In 2005, she was appointed to serve as a judge for the City of Aurora. In 2010, she was appointed to serve as a judge for the City of Littleton. In 2011, she returned to Anderson Hemmat in a full time capacity.
Ms. Anderson’s background in psychology has proven to be a huge benefit to her throughout her career. Her education and experience in the field of psychology makes her a compassionate advocate for her clients. Her graduate work, including her master’s thesis work, focused on jury selection and behavior. She is frequently consulted regarding jury selection. This background, in addition to her 25 years of trial experience, both as an attorney and judge, make her an exceptional advocate for her clients both at the pre-trial and trial phases of their case.
Ms. Anderson is very active in her legal and general community, focusing much of her work on children’s issues and mental health issues. She is a former president of the Colorado Women’s Bar Association and very active in many national, state, local and specialty bar associations. She is a Fellow at the Colorado Bar Association and Colorado Women’s Bar Association. She is a board member and a member of the Chair’s Roundtable for the Colorado Lawyer’s Committee.
Ms. Anderson has written articles for the Colorado Bar Association and the Colorado Women’s Bar Association. She also co-authored an update of the Colorado Rules of Civil Procedure with Colorado Supreme Court Justice William Hobbs.
Ms. Anderson’s focus is exceptional, thorough, and personalized care of her clients. She has a very strong sense of justice and focuses this into strong advocacy for her clients to manage and resolve their case in their best interest.
- 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation
- University of Denver College of Law, Denver
- University of Denver Graduate School of Psychology
- Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and English from William Smith
Past Employment Positions:
- Judge, City of Littleton
- Judge, City of Aurora
- Magistrate, Denver County Court
- Colorado, 1992
- U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit, 1992
- U.S. District Court District of Colorado, 1992