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Julia Gilmore Gaughan

Adjunct Faculty
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Julia practices in the areas of civil litigation, complex commercial litigation, antitrust, banking, and construction law, representing clients in the state and federal courts of Kansas and Missouri. She is a 2008 graduate of the University of Kansas School of Law, where she served as Managing Editor of the Kansas Law Review and on the Moot Court Council.

Courses Taught:
  • Commercial Law: Secured Transactions


Representative Publications

"Institutionalization as Discrimination: How Medicaid Waivers, the ADA and Section 1983 Fail," 56 Kansas Law Review 2 (2008).


J.D., University of Kansas, 2008; B.A., with honors, University of Kansas, 2002.


Missouri 2008, Kansas 2009

Career History

Litigation Associate, Seigfreid, Bingham, Levy, Selzer & Gee, P.C., 2008-2010; Litigation Associate, Morris Laing Evans Brock & Kennedy, Chtd., 2010-present.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 34 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,600+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., and 21 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 20th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 80 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • More than 600 employment interviews at law school, 2014-15
  • 92 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2014 – top 20 percent nationally
  • 23rd: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at nation’s largest law firms
  • #1 in Kansas and Missouri for July 2015 bar exam performance