Julie Power Smith joined SN’s Austin office in 2009. As firm administrator, she manages human resources and oversees operational functions.

Julie attended Texas Christian University, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in social work. She later received a master’s degree in social work from the University of Texas at Arlington. Julie worked for the Baylor Health Care System in Dallas for eleven years, six as Assistant Director of Social Work. In that position, she was responsible for hiring, training, and supervising staff and for interfacing with the hospital’s general counsel on legal and ethical issues.

Julie recently completed ten years of service on the advisory council of the University of Texas School of Social Work and continues to maintain her LCSW licensure. She is active in the Association of Legal Administrators Austin Chapter, where she serves on the membership committee, and in the Austin Lawyers’ Auxiliary. She also does volunteer work with various community groups.