Julie Bridenstine is a staff attorney for the Innocence Inquiry Commission. She also serves as an Evidence Custodian for the Commission.
Prior to joining the Innocence Inquiry Commission Staff, Julie worked as a deputy state public defender for five years for the Jefferson County Public Defender’s Office in Golden, Colorado. As a public defender, Julie represented criminal defendants charged with felonies. Following her work as a public defender, Julie had her own law practice in Lincoln, Nebraska that focused on indigent defense and juvenile cases.
Julie graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2001 with a Bachelor of Arts in Molecular, Cellular, Developmental Biology. She graduated from the University of Colorado School of Law in 2005. While in law school, Julie focused on indigent defense, working at local public defender’s offices as an intern and representing indigent clients through the law school’s Legal Aid & Defender Program.
Julie is admitted to practice law in North Carolina, Nebraska, and Colorado.