Overview

Juliana McKittrick is a member of the firm’s litigation group.  A thorough and steadfast advocate, Juliana represents clients in both trial and appellate matters.  She draws on diverse experience, having represented clients in a variety of civil matters, such as contract disputes, real estate litigation, and complex commercial litigation.

Prior to joining AP&S, Juliana practiced in civil litigation firms in Rhode Island and Maine.  She also worked for large corporations in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  Juliana also has experience in criminal matters, having served as an Assistant Public Defender in Rhode Island for two years.  As an Assistant Public Defender, Juliana appeared in court daily to advocate for her clients and attained not guilty findings in the majority of her trials.  Additionally, Juliana served as a law clerk for the State of Maine Judicial Branch for two terms.

Before her career in law, Juliana was an archaeologist.  She worked at an archaeological site for several seasons and conducted research in Turkey as a Fulbright Scholar.

Education

  • Roger Williams University School of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2013)
  • Brown University (A.B., 2007)

Admissions

  • Rhode Island
  • Maine (inactive)
  • U.S. District Court, District of Maine
Representative Matters
  • Represented servicers and investors in residential and commercial foreclosure matters at trial and on appeal.
  • Represented local businesses in contract disputes.
  • Assisted in representing landowner in state supreme court appeal of declaratory judgment and quiet title action.
  • Assisted in state supreme court appeal of a court’s denial of a petition for a protection from abuse order.
  • Represented clients facing misdemeanor and felony criminal charges in state court.
  • Argued before the Rhode Island Supreme Court through the Roger Williams University School of Law Criminal Defense Clinic.
Honors
  • Articles Editor, Roger Williams University Law Review.
  • Recognition for Pro Bono Service from Roger Williams University School of Law.
  • Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Medal for Excellence in Advocacy at National Moot Court Competition, Region I.
  • Faculty Award for Best Appellate Brief in First Year Class at Roger Williams University School of Law.
  • U.S. Fulbright Program Full Grant.
  • U.S. Fulbright Program Critical Language Enhancement Award.
  • Brown University Burke Presidential Scholarship.
  • Brown University Lawder Scholarship.
  • Brown University Arnold Ayer Archaeological Fellowship.
  • Brown University Bennett Award for Mastery of Akkadian Grammar.
Professional Affiliations
  • Member, Rhode Island Bar Association
  • Member, Rhode Island Hispanic Bar Association
  • Member, Rhode Island Women’s Bar Association
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