Julie Gilman 

CASA of Linn County

Julie is the executive director for CASA of Linn County.  She earned her B.S. from Kansas University (Occupational Therapy) and her J.D. from Drake University Law School. She practiced for 10 years in San Francisco and Palo Alto, litigating medical and pharmaceutical products liability cases and mediating complex litigation with a Bay Area “Special Master.” She and her family moved to Klamath Falls, where she joined her husband working in-house at JELD-WEN’s legal dept., focusing on litigation oversight, labor and employment, and intellectual property. In Klamath Falls, she served on several non-profit boards, co-founded the Educational Foundation supporting the Klamath Falls City School District, became a CASA advocate, joined the CASA Board and served as the Klamath County CASA Board Chair for five years. Julie enjoys yoga, hiking, and exploring Oregon with her husband and their dogs, and cherishes the time she is able to spend with her 3 adult children.