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Julie A. Bays started her legal career at the Oklahoma Attorney General’s Office in 2002, where she specialized in prosecuting antitrust and consumer protection cases. Her commitment to the public interest extended beyond the courtroom, as she actively served on several task forces and committees, including the Oklahoma Bar Association Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee, the Federal Trade Commission Southwest Netforce, and the National Attorneys General Association Antitrust Policy Task Force. Julie taught Continuing Legal Education classes for the State of Oklahoma, covering topics such as Electronic Discovery and Ethics, The Zen of E-Discovery, and The Risks of Identity Theft and Consumer Fraud. As part of her advocacy, she traversed the state to enlighten consumers on identity theft, internet fraud, and other types of consumer scams. In recognition of her expertise and dedication, she was appointed Chief, Assistant Attorney General of the Consumer Protection Unit in 2013.
In November 2018, Julie joined the Oklahoma Bar Association (OBA) as their Practice Management Advisor. Her role involves working closely with the OBA Management Assistance Program to equip attorneys with efficient technological tools and management techniques to streamline their practices. She also contributes to the OBA’s Access to Justice initiatives, notably the Oklahoma Free Legal Answers program. She actively contributes to the Law Practice Division of the American Bar Association, where she serves on multiple committees and regularly authors articles for the ABA Law Practice Magazine’s Product Watch column.