Julie Hancock Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Julie Hancock

Julie Hancock

Legal Services Dedicated to the CREATORS, INNOVATORS AND ENTREPRENEURS

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

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About
Attorney dedicated to Creators, Innovators and Entrepreneurs. Our Firm has successfully represented musicians, actors, filmmakers, designers, entrepreneurs, investors, and students, among others in their journeys to bring their talents to the United States, as well as supporting businesses in Wisconsin and Washington.

Professional background is 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.

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"What I appreciated from Julie is that she did a lot of work preparing for our consultation which made our meeting more productive and insightful than expected. I highly recommend her work."

File H-1B Visa
Posted on Jan 7, 2020
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"Julie is very helpful and provides the best solution for my situation!"

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Oct 15, 2019
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"Great to work with!"

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Oct 11, 2019
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"Great working with Julie, very responsive and great follow-up"

Assist with Other Lawsuits & Disputes Matter
Posted on Oct 9, 2019
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"Julie was a terrific external "expert" on a sticky immigration matter - very professional dealings and interaction. I thank her for her guidance, and certainly recommend her to others in need of immigration / legal guidance."

Assist with Immigration Option Consults
Posted on Aug 30, 2019
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"Great -very helpful!"

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Aug 26, 2019

Work History

Your Virtual Advocate

Principle Attorney

Nov 2017 - Present

Solo law practice providing expert legal advice creators, innovators and entrepreneurs, in the areas of copyright, trademark and employment/artist 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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