As an associate, Julia has a general practice, with a focus on Estate Planning and Immigration Law. She advises clients on a wide range of matters, including wills, trusts, powers of attorney, prenuptial and marital agreements, and advance directives. She also assists clients through the probate process.

In addition, Julia advises businesses and their employees on employment-based visas and immigration petitions and aids families and individuals in family-based and humanitarian immigration matters, including adjustment of status, asylum, cancellation of removal, and special immigrant juvenile status. As a law student at the University of Wisconsin Law School, Julia worked with the Immigrant Justice Clinic and represented clients before the Chicago Immigration Court. 

Julia speaks English and Spanish fluently.  

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Admitted to Practice

  • Wisconsin State Courts
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Professional Memberships

  • State Bar of Wisconsin
  • Dane County Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • American Immigration Lawyers Association

Education

  • J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School, magna cum laude, 2020.
    • Best Performance Award in Constitutional Law I, Administrative Law, and Use of Trusts in Estate Planning
    • Dean's Academic Achievement Award
    • Wisconsin Law Review, Foreword Managing Editor
    • Immigrant Justice Clinic, Clinical Law Student
    • Pro Bono Society Membership and Award of Distinction, for 150+ hours of pro bono service
    • Joseph Davies Award for outstanding service to the Wisconsin Law Review by a second-year student, 2019
    • William Herbert Page Award for best student article on a topic specific to Wisconsin in the Wisconsin Law Review, 2020
    • Ray and Ethel Brown Award for excellence in legal research and writing, 2020.
    • Foreign Language Area Studies Fellowship, for study of the Arabic language and Middle-Eastern culture, 2018-2019, 2019-2020
    • UW Madison IRIS International Research and Training Grant, 2017
  • B.A., Spanish, Economics, and International Studies, Saint Louis University, summa cum laude, 2016
    • Phi Beta Kappa
    • Omicron Delta Epsilon (International Economics Honors Society)
    • Minor in Urban Poverty Studies
    • Senior Service Award, Micah Program 2016
    • Senior Leadership Award, Micah Program 2016
    • Study abroad in Madrid, Spain, 2014

Presentations, Publications, & Contributions

  • Julia Jagow, Dairy Farms and H-2a Harms: How Present Immigration Policy Is Hurting Wisconsin and Immigrant Workers, 2019 Wis. L. Rev. 1269 (2019).

Community Involvement & Board Memberships

  • Volunteer with the Immigrant Justice Clinic at UW Madison Law School
  • Volunteer with the Community Immigration Law Center

Julia’s Latest Writing & Presentations

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