Julia Dean serves as the Managing Attorney overseeing Estate Planning, Probate, Elder Law and Civil Appeals at The Dean Law Firm, PLLC based in Sugar Land, Texas. She has successfully argued in federal and state courts, including the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. She worked as Civil Appeals Attorney at Wright & Close (1998-2007) and a Litigation Attorney at Andrews & Kurth (1988-91). She graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s in Economics (1983) and University of Houston Law Center with a Juris Doctor (1987). She and her husband, Bobby, have four adult children and are active in ministry leadership at Sugar Land Family Church.