Julie Trepeck Harris

Top 15 Consumer Bankruptcy Law
Resnick Law, PC
40900 Woodward Avenue
Suite 111
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304
(248) 642-5400
www.resnicklaw.com


Julie Trepeck Harris joined Resnick Law in 2016 to assist clients with transactional, business and corporate matters.

Julie’s practice focuses on real estate (residential and commercial including leasing/sub-leasing, buy/sell, easements, licenses, acquisitions, boundary disputes, construction disputes, land contracts and property tax appeals), business entity formation, franchise acquisitions, compliance and operations, employment disputes, mergers and acquisitions, dissolutions, drafting/reviewing contracts and agreements, and bankruptcy/debt settlement. Julie also leads the firm’s estate planning practice which focuses on estate planning, estate and trust administration, asset protection, beneficiary disputes, guardianship and conservatorship.

Julie was named a Michigan Rising Star in 2019 by SuperLawyers Magazine and recognized as a Top Woman Attorney for 2020 by HOUR Detroit Magazine.  Julie was also recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer in 2018 by The National Advocates and was previously recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers Magazine in four consecutive years as a Rising Star.  She is currently licensed to practice in both Michigan and Illinois.

Prior to joining Resnick Law, Julie managed her own practice in Chicago for 6 years. She ultimately sold the firm and moved (home) to Michigan where she grew up.

Julie received her Bachelor degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and her Law degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law in Chicago, IL.

AREAS OF PRACTICE

Corporate Law
Real Estate - Transaction and Litigation
Contracts
Business Transactions and Sales
Commercial Litigation
Property Tax Appeals
Debtor and Creditor
Foreclosure Law
Debt Settlement and Workouts
Bankruptcy
Estate Planning and Probate

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND MEMBERSHIPS

State Bar of Michigan, Member
Illinois State Bar, Member
Oakland County Bar Association, Member
Business Law Section of Michigan Bar, Member
Real Property Section of Michigan Bar, Member
American Bankruptcy Institute, Member
National Association of Professional Women, Member
Legal Row Networks, Member
Leadership for Lawyers, Member
Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors, Member

HONORS

Named and Recognized as a Top 100 Lawyer by The National Advocates
Named and Recognized as Illinois Rising Star by SuperLawyers Magazine/Chicago Magazine (2011-2014)
Lead Counsel designation for Bankruptcy Law - Personal
Recognized by Madison & Cambridge Who's Who Registries of Executives, Professionals & Entrepreneurs for excellence in leadership and legal practice
CALI Excellence Award in Legal Writing
Named a Top Woman Attorney of 2020 by HOUR Detroit Magazine
Named a Rising Star by Michigan SuperLawyers Magazine 2019-2020

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

Tamarack Camps / Fresh Air Society
Board Member 2017-2023
Committee Member: Development, Governance, Property & Finance
Member of Young Adult Advisory Board 2015-2017
Member of Task Force for The Giving Tree Initiative
Women of Tomorrow, Mentor & Guest Speaker on various topics including debt, credit cards and proper use of credit to high school women
Mentor, University of Michigan LS&A College Connections Mentorship Program
Alumni Ambassador, Chicago-Kent College of Law
Brand Ambassador, Bump Club & Beyond of Metro Detroit & Ann Arbor

EDUCATION

Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology; Chicago, IL
JD - 2005
Honors: CALI Excellence Award in Legal Writing, Phi Delta Phi Honors Society, Dean's List
University of Michigan; Ann Arbor, MI
BA (Political Science) - 2002
Honors: Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science National Honor Society, Delta Epsilon Iota National Honor Society

BAR ADMISSIONS

State Bar of Michigan (November 2006)
United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan (April 2017)
Illinois State Bar (November 2005)
United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois (January 2006)