Judge Julie Kunce Field was appointed to the 8th Judicial District Court bench on January 11, 2011.
Before her appointment to the bench, Judge Field served as a mediator and an acclaimed national trainer on family law, litigation, and mediation issues; she was the founder and Executive Director of the Confidentiality Institute. She has also served as a law professor and law clinic director at the University of Michigan, Washburn Law School, and the University of Denver College of Law. Before her teaching career, she was in private practice with the firm Nutter, McClennen and Fish in Boston, Massachusetts.
Judge Field received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Chicago Law School in 1985 and received her Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1982.