Julia J. Bredrup’s practice includes a broad range of civil and criminal matters. In this capacity, she has represented clients in cases involving securities violations, FIRREA, money laundering, malpractice and professional liability, insurance coverage, shareholder disputes, software development and implementation, copyright, entertainment, civil rights, education, and environmental issues. She is also an active participant in the firm’s pro bono program. Ms. Bredrup co-authored an amicus brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals challenging a racially discriminatory Arizona law and worked with a team to successfully secure withholding of removal under the Convention Against Torture for a transgender client. She is a member of the Union Board of the American Civil Liberties Union of Southern California.
While in law school, Ms. Bredrup participated in an intensive public defender clinic through the Harvard Criminal Justice Institute, where she represented indigent clients from arraignment through trial. Among other victories, as part of this clinic, Ms. Bredrup first-chaired a jury trial that resulted in a complete acquittal for the client.
Prior to joining Caldwell Leslie & Proctor PC, Ms. Bredrup was a litigation associate in the Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins, LLP. She also served as a judicial clerk to the Honorable David O. Carter at the United States District Court for the Central District of California.