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Julie Sirrs

Julie Sirrs

Adjunct Faculty
406.543.6646
julie.sirrs@mso.umt.edu
Boone Karlberg, PC

Professor Sirrs is an adjunct faculty member for Edler Law, the Elder Law Clinic, and the supervising attorney for the Low Income Taxpayer Clinic.

Julie received her undergraduate degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service. Prior to becoming an attorney Julie was an intelligence officer with the Defense Intelligence Agency. Julie graduated with high honors from law school at The University of Montana and received a Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Washington. While in law school, Julie was an intern with Boone Karlberg and also performed her clinical internship with United States District Court Judge Donald W. Molloy. After graduating from law school, she joined Boone Karlberg as an associate in 2008. In addition to practicing law, Julie has taught courses in taxation and elder law at the University of Montana Law school. She enjoys spending time with her husband Owen and two children, taking advantage of the many recreational opportunities Montana offers.

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Probate and Trust Administration
  • Estate Planning
  • Business and Real Estate Transactions
  • Tax and Civil Litigation

Education and Experience

  • 2008 - LL.M., University of Washington School of Law

  • 2007 - J.D., The University of Montana School of Law, with High Honors

  • 1994 - M.Ed., George Mason University

  • 1992 - B.S.F.S., international politics, Georgetown University

Community and Professional Involvement

  • Western Montana Chapter for the Prevention of Elder Abuse, Board of Directors member

  • University of Montana Sshool of Law Tax Institute member, Board of Directors member

  • Western Montana Estate Planning Council, current member and past vice president

  • Habitat for Humanity of Missoula, past Board of Directors member 

  • Rotary Club of Missoula