Julie focuses her legal practice on Health Care and Life Sciences, with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She is experienced in collaborative development, production, distribution, and utilization of scientific and healthcare-related products and services, pharmaceuticals, and devices, with a focus on quality, efficacy, safety, technological efficiency and minimization of cost.

In addition to private practice, Julie is currently Senior Manager of Pharmacy, Quality and Medication Safety and Director of post-graduate year-one (PGY1) pharmacy residency programs at Providence Southwest Washington, as well as an Adjunct Faculty member at Washington State University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and an Affiliate Faculty member at the University of Washington, School of Pharmacy.

Julie received her law degree at Mitchell Hamline School of Law with a concentration in Health Law and Compliance, and completed her legal externships with the Communication and Optimal Resolution Team (CANDOR) as well as the Pharmacy Quality Assurance Commission (PQAC) and FAVROS Law firm with a focus in Medical Malpractice Defense.

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Court Admissions:

State of Montana
State of Washington


Mitchell Hamline School of Law, Juris Doctor
Critical Care Specialty Pharmacy Residency, Sacred Heart Medical Center
Washington State University, Doctor of Pharmacy
Washington State University, Bachelor of Science (Pharmacy)

Spokane Pharmacist’s Association Health System Pharmacist of the Year

Professional Activities and Community Engagement:
Providence Health & Services’ Ethics Committee
Providence Health & Services’ Morbidity and Mortality
Providence Health & Services’ Quality Council
Providence Health & Services’ Pharmacy/Nursing Committee Member

American Society of Health-System Pharmacists
WSU College of Pharmacy National Advisory Board
Washington State Bar Association
State Bar of Montana

Presentations and Teaching:

  • Co-presented "Preventing Medical Malpractice and Other Health Practice Issues Through Empathic Communication" CLE webinar sponsored by the Federal Bar Association (June 2021).

  • Medication Safety Presentation for CANDOR Training at Telluride, San Diego Cohort (September 2019).

  • Topics in Hospital Medicine (CME): Lessons Learned in Law School; a Pharmacist’s Perspective on Three Health Law Topics (FDA and “Right to Try”; Communication and Resolution Programs; Patient Decision Aids

  • Topics in Hospital Medicine (CME): Diabetic Ketoacidosis

  • “Layered Learning Model in Administration and Leadership Clinical Pearl” during American Society of Health-System Pharmacists National meeting at the National Pharmacy Preceptor’s Conference

Articles and Publications:

  • White S., Teil Boyer S., Vanderpool H. Letters from Women in Pharmacy: Stories on Integrating Life and Career. 2018.

  • Hu D, Veenhouwer D, McCoy J, Caselnova D. Identifying Qualified Pharmacy PGY1 Residency Candidates: Analysis and Validation of a Program’s Screening Tool, AJPE. 2018.