Julie D. Eisenhower
Julie D. Eisenhower has been practicing law in Tennessee since 2009. Having represented clients including the state of Tennessee from serving as an Assistant District Attorney General to representing numerous private clients, Ms. Eisenhower brings vast experience to the practice. Ms. Eisenhower has served in a variety of practice areas including family law, estate planning and probate, Social Security Disability, bankruptcy, and appellate court practice. With this background, Ms. Eisenhower is able to better guide clients through their cases with the experience and knowledge of how the legal challenges a client is facing at this time may affect the client’s total legal well-being. It is Ms. Eisenhower’s goal to work efficiently, effectively, and professionally for each client and to counsel the client through each step of the legal process.
Ms. Eisenhower was born and raised in Knoxville. She and her husband are continuing the tradition of raising their young family to love the Tennessee Vols. Ms. Eisenhower’s husband, Matthew Eisenhower, is a retired Master Sergeant of the United States Marine Corps and proudly served our country in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. It is a true honor and privilege to represent our men and women in uniform.
Appellate Practice; Family Law; Probate; Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning and Business Formation and Transactions.
BAR AND COURT ADMISSIONS
State Bar of Tennessee (2009)
United States District Court – Eastern District of Tennessee (2010)
PUBLISHED AND NOTABLE CASES
In Re: Mikko B. – Termination of parental rights and step-parent adoption of child. Court of Appeals upheld trial courts finding in favor of our clients on both grounds of termination (willful failure to support and willful failure to visit) and on the best interest finding.
Messerli v. Williams – Trust administration appeal based on arguments of confidential relationship and coercion. Court of Appeals upheld the Trial Courts findings in favor of our clients (the Trustees).
Child Support CLE – Oak Ridge, TN – March, 2013 – Important Facts and Common Fantasies in Child Support cases by Co-Parenting Solutions, Inc.
Juris Doctor, University of Tennessee College of Law, Knoxville, TN, 2007.
- Member, Phi Alpha Delta Honor Society.
- Member, Student Bar Association.
- Member, Law Women.
Bachelor of Arts degree, History, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2004.
- Graduated summa cum laude; named to the Dean’s List.
- Awarded the Stephens and Hoffman Scholarship.
- Member, Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society.
- Member, Golden Key International Honor Society.
- Member, The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
- Member, Tennessee Debate Society.
- Intern, Tennessee Innocence Project at the University of Tennessee College of Law.
Associate of Arts degree, History, Pellissippi State Technical Community College, Knoxville, TN, 2001.
- Graduated summa cum laude; named to the Dean’s List.
- Listed in the National Dean’s List, 2001-2002.
- Listed in the All American Scholars, 2002.
- Member, Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society.
- Member, Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society
SOLO PRACTIONER. Julie D. Eisenhower, Esq. (2018-current). Providing freelance legal writing services for other attorneys. Practicing primarily in the fields of appellate practice and family law, with some experience in areas of personal injury litigation, business entity formation, estate planning, and probate.
ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. Wykoff & Sikes, PLLC, Knoxville, TN (2017-2018). Practicing in the area of social security disability law by managing social security disability and supplemental security income caseloads with generating lead calls; assessing new client intake information; corresponding and managing documents with clients, local Social Security Administration offices, the offices of Disability Determination Services, and the Office of Adjudication and Review (ODAR); requesting and filing medical records with ODAR, drafting and filing representative briefs and summaries; appearing with law firm partners before administrative law judges in various ODARs in East Tennessee; experience in PREVAIL and ERE databases.
SOLO PRACTITIONER. Julie D. Eisenhower, Esq., Knoxville, TN (2017). Practicing in the area of bankruptcy law as an independent contractor for Wykoff & Sikes, PLLC, Knoxville, TN: filing Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy petitions for individual debtor-clients in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee; negotiating reaffirmation agreements and settlement offers with creditors for debtor-clients; managing bankruptcy cases for debtor-clients by amending cases when necessary and/or filing pertinent documents with the bankruptcy court for debtor-clients; researching issues arising in specific cases; utilizing databases for bankruptcy practice including BestCase, PACER, and Eastern specific Trustee document databases.
STAFF ATTORNEY. YoungWilliams Child Support Services, P.C., Knoxville, TN (2013-2014; 2016). Prosecuted Title IV-D child support cases for Knox County, Tennessee which included the tasks of litigating civil contempt actions, setting child support obligations, and modifying child support obligations; representing the State of Tennessee (Department of Human Services) in administrative appeal hearings; drafted pleadings, motions, and orders; and utilized several state computer systems including TCSES, ACCENT, and Tennessee Clearinghouse.
SOLO PRACTITIONER. The Law Office of Julie D. Eisenhower, PLLC, Knoxville, TN (2012-2015). Practicing primarily in the fields of family and juvenile law by serving as an appointed guardian ad litem for minor children in dependency and neglected cases and for delinquent juvenile offenders; representing parents and custodians in private and state-petitioned dependency and neglected cases; representing parties in divorce and post-divorce actions, child custody and support matters, and in actions involving orders of protection; appearing routinely before several Knox County and Roane County Courts; researching and drafting appellate briefs; owning, operating, and managing my law practice.
ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY GENERAL. State of Tennessee, Ninth Judicial District Child Support Division, Kingston, TN (2010-2011). Prosecuted Title IV-D child support cases for Roane and Meigs counties in Tennessee which included the tasks of litigating civil contempt actions, setting child support obligations, and modifying child support obligations; representing the State of Tennessee (Department of Human Services) in administrative appeal hearings; filed bankruptcy creditor claims; drafted pleadings, motions, and orders; utilized several state computer systems including TCSES, ACCENT, and Tennessee Clearinghouse; presented to Roane County high schools the program, “What’s the Rush?,” created by the Tennessee District Attorneys General Conference.
CASE SPECIALIST II. State of Tennessee, Ninth Judicial District Child Support Division, Kingston, TN (2010). Investigated and managed child support cases using several state computer systems including TCSES, ACCENT, and Tennessee Clearinghouse; drafted pleadings and motions; exemplified efficient and effective customer service; and aided Assistant District Attorney General in court.
JUNIOR ASSOCIATE ATTORNEY. The Adams Law Firm, Knoxville, TN (2009). Drafted pleadings, motions, detainer warrants, business entity formation documents; interviewed clients; researched legal issues; composed letters to clients, opposing counsel, opposing parties, courts; wrote intra-office memos; filed documents with appropriate courts; and performed administrative tasks such as billing, scheduling meetings, and scheduling trial and hearing dates.