Case Study – Julie Johnston

Julie Johnston

Name:  Julie Johnston

Location: San Diego, CA

What kind of work were you doing before litigation support found you?

Information Technology – Systems Management

How did you get the opportunity to join the litigation support community?

I became involved in the local chapter of Women in eDiscovery. I was encouraged by several members to explore the field.

When did you realize that this career would be a good fit for you?

🙂 I'm still not sure.

Do you prefer to be out in front and working with the clients or behind the scenes working with the technologies?

Out in front, but still having a foot on the back end technologies.

Is there an area of litigation support that had a steep learning curve for you?

Protocol – and the attention to detail required.  My IT career was spent being a fire fighter, Lit Support is about fire prevention.

What do you consider to be one of the coolest things about working in litigation support?

Knowing that what I do on a daily basis matters.

Which types of employers have you had while working in litigation support?

  • Law Firm

Litigation Support is a well-paying career. How much has your salary increased since joining the litigation support community?


How many years have you been working in Litigation Support?


Care to share any words of encouragement or advice?

Learn as much as you can, know your worth and don't settle for less!

Contact Info:

Julie Johnston
Cooley, LLP
4401 Eastgate Mall
San Diego, CA 92121
858-550-6446 work


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