“We scrutinize every piece of evidence to find the one thing that can break a case. People here do not give up.”
Missouri native Julie Salamon joined the firm in 2002. She graduated from Berkeley Law in 2000, where she was selected for Order of the Coif, was a member of theCalifornia Law Review, and was Senior Articles Editor for the Berkeley Journal of Gender, Law & Justice. Julie then clerked for United States District Court Judge David F. Levi and was a litigation associate at Farella Braun + Martel in San Francisco.
Julie’s formidable analytical and advocacy skills make her an invaluable member of ACH’s team. In addition to her trial skills, she has developed a reputation as a master negotiator before cases ever reach the courtroom. Julie employs intelligence, tenacity and impassioned advocacy to obtain the best possible results for her clients.
Julie’s diverse practice includes complex white-collar securities, health care and fraud cases in federal court as well as assault, drug offenses and other felony and misdemeanor cases in state and juvenile court. Julie is also an experienced and effective advocate for students in Title IX investigations at colleges and universities, and recently published an article about how to successfully defend those accused in student conduct proceedings.
Cris Arguedas describes her this way: “Julie is a fierce and persuasive advocate for her clients. She does not rest until she has located every piece of evidence and marshalled it effectively to support the defense of her clients.”
“Julie fights for each of her clients as she would for her own daughter or son,” adds Ted Cassman. “I have never known an attorney who is more devoted to her client’s cause.”
Julie was elected to the Board of Governors for California Attorneys for Criminal Justice in 2015. She is also a faculty presenter for the Pacific Legal Institute and a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the California Public Defender’s Association, and the American Constitution Society.