Julie Hancock Attorney Profile on UpCounsel
Julie Hancock

Julie Hancock

Legal Services Dedicated to the CREATORS, INNOVATORS AND ENTREPRENEURS (Ask me how I can help with H-1Bs)

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

"Great -very helpful!"

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About
Virtual Law Firm dedicated to Creators, Innovators and Entrepreneurs. We provide expert legal and business advice on copyright, trademark, business/employment and artist-based visas, and general counsel matters. All-inclusive immigration legal fees provide transparency and no surprise bills later on.

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 immersed in immigration volunteer
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Consultations are $150 for up to one hour of advice.
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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
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"Very professional, excellent time management and response time."

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Aug 20, 2019
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"She is very knowledgable and knows how to navigate the legal system very well. We had a great intro meeting and I am looking forward to continuing the work with her!"

Other Immigration Matter Services
Posted on Aug 20, 2019
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"Julie has been a very good legal partner helping us through the L1 visa process for one of our staff members. Would recommend."

File L Visa
Posted on Aug 7, 2019
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"Was a pleasure working with her. She is professional and understanding. Patient and knowledgeable. I’m glad she handled my case, very trust worthy."

Assist with Other Immigration Matter
Posted on Jun 10, 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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