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Julie Hancock

Julie Hancock

Attorney providing virtual services to Businesses on a sliding fee scale

De Pere
Wisconsin
Licensed in
WA
Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law

"Julie is extremely thorough and quick to answer any and all questions. Highly recommended!"

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About
Virtual Law Firm providing expert legal and business advice to artists, athletes, entrepreneurs and innovators with a focus on copyright, trademark, immigration (mostly P, O and EB visas), and general counsel matters. Our mission is to fill the gaps to ensure businesses succeed by having access to affordable legal services to help them succeed.

My professional background is over 20 years of legal, compliance, managerial, project and client relationship management experience. I managed talent in Orlando and Los Angeles, facilitated corporate partnerships for AFI FEST, and volunteered with civil rights organizations, with the past 2 years
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"Julie was such a pleasure to work with! Incredibly conscientious, respectful, knowledgable and kind. She was always available to answer any of my questions, concerns or otherwise. She was amazing and I will definitely be hiring her again if/when I need her!"

Assist with Copyright Infringement
Posted on Nov 29, 2018
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"May be case was wierd, I coulnt get the right answers."

Assist with H-1B Visa
Posted on Nov 2, 2018
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"Very fast turnaround! Did a very thorough research and took an amazing approach! Will certainly use her again!"

Copyright Infringement Demand
Posted on Oct 20, 2018
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"Julie is extremely thorough and quick to answer any and all questions. Highly recommended!"

Copyright Advice
Posted on Oct 20, 2018

Work History

Your Virtual Advocate

Principle Attorney

Nov 2017 - Present

Solo law practice providing expert legal advice to businesses, artists, musicians, actors, writers and other creatives, as well as athletes, in the areas of copyright, trademark and immigration visa services. www.yourvirtualadvocate.com

Nov 2017 - Present

Transamerica

Staff Attorney

Mar 2013 - Apr 2017

• Advised internal partners on intellectual property & licensing issues by reviewing marketing & training materials
• Led legal reviews of technology process implementation for privacy & data security compliance
• Advised Compliance team on fraud, money laundering & other payment or compliance-related legal issues
• Handled & responded to claims asserted against Company prior to formal litigation

Mar 2013 - Apr 2017

AFI Fest (American Film Institute)

Strategic Partnership Coordinator

Jun 2010 - Jan 2013

• Managed contracts including drafting, negotiating & executing; researched copyright & trademark issues
• Devised strategic plans with marketing & publicity to integrate goals of corporate partners & AFI FEST
• Secured corporate relationships with a collective departmental goal of $1.5 million annually for AFI FEST
• Oversaw sponsor contractual fulfillment prior to & throughout 8-day film fest

Jun 2010 - Jan 2013

Frith Law Group

Paralegal

Feb 2011 - Jul 2012

• Entrusted with attorney-level responsibilities under direct supervision & mentorship of attorneys
• Managed complex litigation for 5 attorneys including drafting documents, legal research & document review
• Assisted in trial preparation for multiple major trials
• Responded to & propounded discovery; managed & tracked incoming discovery for cases involving up to 40 parties

Feb 2011 - Jul 2012

University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)

Development Assistant

Sep 2006 - Jul 2007

• Planned, organized & executed quarterly corporate donor recognition event for 100+ people
• Managed department budget of $600,000 & approved expenditures
• Liaised with faculty & high-level corporate donors on behalf of Executive Director

Sep 2006 - Jul 2007

BMG Model & Talent Agency

Agency Director

Jun 2004 - Sep 2006

• Scouted, developed, managed & booked model & acting talent
• Negotiated talent rates & reviewed booking contracts
• Created marketing materials for direct mail & email campaigns to prospective clients

Jun 2004 - Sep 2006

Citizens Bank

Branch Manager II

Jan 2000 - Oct 2003

• Hired, trained, coached & motivated a sales team of 10 people to success as top branches & salespeople in region
• Reorganized 5 branches within the region to ensure legal & operational compliance & profit growth
• Oversaw compliance issues, including conducting audits, implementing new procedures & training staff

Jan 2000 - Oct 2003

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