Case Study – Julie Johnston

Julie Johnston

Name:  Julie Johnston

Location: San Diego, CA

What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you?

Information Technology – Systems Management

How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community?

I became involved in the local chapter of Women in eDiscovery. I was encouraged by several members to explore the field.

When did you realize that this career would be a good fit for you?

🙂 I'm still not sure.

Do you prefer to be out in front and working with the clients or behind the scenes working with the technologies?

Out in front, but still having a foot on the back end technologies.

Is there an area of litigation support that had a steep learning curve for you?

Protocol – and the attention to detail required.  My IT career was spent being a fire fighter, Lit Support is about fire prevention.

What do you consider to be one of the coolest things about working in litigation support?

Knowing that what I do on a daily basis matters.

Which types of employers have you had while working in litigation support?

  • Law Firm

Litigation Support is a well-paying career. How much has your salary increased since joining the litigation support community?

 

How many years have you been working in Litigation Support?

1

Care to share any words of encouragement or advice?

Learn as much as you can, know your worth and don't settle for less!

Contact Info:

Julie Johnston
Cooley, LLP
4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121
858-550-6446 work

 

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