Julia Gilmore Gaughan

Adjunct Faculty

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 used at U.S. law schools
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 28 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,300+ alumni live in all 50 states and 18 foreign countries
  • Routinely ranked a “best value” law school
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 26th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 23rd nationally among public law schools. “When Lawyers Do the Grading,”
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 70 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • 37th: for number of law graduates who are partners at nation’s largest law firms