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Julia Gilmore Gaughan

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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.

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