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Partain, Julie Melton
Julie Melton Partain
P: +1.214.758.1606
F: +1.800.404.3970

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Julie Partain focuses on public debt offerings and business transactions involving cities, counties, school districts, universities, economic development corporations and water districts. She serves as bond counsel, underwriter’s counsel and disclosure counsel in financing transactions for all types of public entities. Julie also works on financings and debt issuances for special districts, including special legislatively created districts. In addition, she advises clients on their economic development initiatives and incentives for public/private projects.

Additionally, Julie has worked on and represented clients in expedited declaratory judgment actions in District court in response to legal challenges to clients’ proposed bond issuances or to validate new and innovative financing techniques.

Prior to entering private practice, Julie served as a judicial clerk to The Honorable Nathan L. Hecht, Texas Supreme Court.


J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law, 2001
M.P.A., University of North Texas, 1995
B.A., with honors, The University of Texas at Austin, 1992

Bar Admissions



American Bar Association
National Bond Lawyers Association
Dallas Bar Association
Dallas Association of Young Lawyers


Judicial Clerk, The Texas Supreme Court
Thomson Reuters, Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star, 2006, 2011