Julia R. Ward


Julie Ward is an Associate in our Workers’ Compensation Department.

Julie earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Transylvania University in 2018 while playing collegiate lacrosse. Julie majored in Biology and minored in Studio Art. Julie went on to earn her Juris Doctor from the University of Cincinnati College of Law in 2021. She was on the Dean’s List throughout law school and received the CALI Award for obtaining the highest grade in her Environmental Law class.  Julie was admitted to the Ohio Bar in 2021, and the Illinois Bar in 2022.

While in law school, Julie served as an extern for the City of Cincinnati’s Greater Cincinnati Water Works. She also clerked for a personal injury law firm in addition to interning for the University of Cincinnati’s Athletic Compliance Office.

During law school, Julie was a part of various bar organizations as a student member. She also held committee positions for several organizations including UC Law Women, the Intellectual Property Law Student Association, and the Environmental Law Society. Julie was also an editor for the Immigration and Human Rights Law Review.

In her free time, Julie plays recreational volleyball and pickleball. In Cincinnati, she enjoyed coaching women’s high school lacrosse, and hopes to get involved here in Chicago.


B.A., Biology and Studio Art, Transylvania University, 2018

J.D., University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2021


Ohio, 2021

Illinois, 2022