Julie Attorney

JULIE CHRISTENSEN
(Attorney)

Frisco, Texas
972-370-3333
972-294-5274
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Julie Christensen’s practice is concentrated in the areas of estate planning, asset protection, and business representation. Working with families and individuals, her focus is to help clients achieve their estate planning goals while maximizing tax savings, creditor protection, and guardianship avoidance.

Julie represents both fiduciaries and beneficiaries in trust administration as well as probate and estate administration. She also routinely prepares federal gift and estate tax returns for clients needing to report taxable gifts or taxable estates, or for surviving spouses desiring to make a portability election.

Prior to joining the firm, Julie spent fifteen years as an associate, senior attorney, and partner with a boutique estate planning and probate litigation firm located in Dallas, Texas. She has also practiced in Fort Worth and Rockwall.

Julie and her husband, Matt, are longtime Richardson residents.

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas – 1997
  • United States District Court Northern District of Texas – 1998

Education

Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
Juris Doctor Degree – 1996

  • Recipient – Funderburk Evidence Award for the highest grade in Evidence
  • Recipient – Loy M. Simpkins Memorial Award for the highest grade in Family Property
  • Dean’s List – five out of nine academic quarters

Austin College, Sherman, Texas
Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration, magna cum laude – 1994

  • Recipient – Failor-Barret Academic Scholarship
  • Recipient – Will Collins Scholarship for Academic Excellence
  • Member – Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in Social Science
  • Member – Omega Delta Epsilon Economic Fraternity
  • Study abroad – Institute of European Studies, London, England – 1993

Memberships/Community Involvement:

Dallas Bar Association
Rockwall Bar Association
Real Estate, Probate & Trust Law (REPTL) Section of the State Bar of Texas
Network of Community Ministries – Current Committee Member and Food Pantry Volunteer
First Baptist Church, Richardson, Texas – Church Council (past member), Personnel Committee (past member), Member (1988-1995, 2005 to present)
Bible Study Fellowship – Past Group Leader and Greeter
Daughters of the American Revolution – 2013 to present
Daughters of the Republic of Texas – 2014 to present