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Julie N. Papa

Julie N. Papa - Attorney at Gardner LawJulie enjoys working closely with clients to help them reach their personal, family, and business goals. Prior to focusing her practice on estate planning, estate administration and business transactions, Julie practiced with large law firms in the area of corporate finance and venture capital fund formation. She also served as Associate General Counsel to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Outside of work, Julie enjoys hiking, skiing, cooking, reading and spending time with her family, including her husband and three children.


High Technology Startups and their Venture Capital Financing a law school course that covered topics including trends in venture capital, founders’ issues, securities laws compliance and venture fund formation, Co-Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, DC, Spring, 2002

Venture Capital for Investors and Entrepreneurs, Co-Presenter, University of Maryland’s Robert H. Smith School of Business, College Park, MD, February 11, 2002

SBIC licensure process and compliance with the USA PATRIOT Act, Presenter, Southeast Venture Capital CFO Summit at Cooley Godward LLP, Reston, VA, June 26, 2002

Junior Achievement’s Economics for Success, Presenter and Co-Presenter, at Cheyenne Mountain Elementary School, Colorado Springs, CO, 2010 / 2011


  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Trust and Estates Section Estate Planning Forms Committee (Commonly referred to as the Orange Book Committee)
  • Colorado Springs Estate Planning Council
  • Cheyenne Mountain School District 12 PTO volunteer (2005-present)
  • Colorado Springs Chapter of the National Charity League (2010-2016)
  • Parliamentarian (2014-2106)
  • Committee to Elect Jennifer George, candidate for Colorado State House Representative, Campaign Manager (2011-2012)
  • El Paso County Bar Association, Probate Section Member
  • National Alliance of Mental Illness, Colorado Springs Chapter, Director (2018 – current)
  • Safe Passage Annual Gala Committee (2018-2019)