Dirk O. Julander is a seasoned trial attorney of over 25 years who focuses his attention on a
business litigation practice. His practice areas emphasize creative problem solving in connection
with complex commercial litigation, business fraud and embezzlement litigation, trade secret
misappropriation litigation, corporate and partnership dissolution litigation and counseling, real
estate litigation, and appellate advocacy. He focuses on unconditional excellence in all aspects
of the litigation process including legal research and writing, oral advocacy before the courts,
and negotiation strategies and execution.
Mr. Julander is a creative negotiator with many successful experiences in alternative dispute
resolution. Mr. Julander is an active arbitrator volunteer for the Orange County Bar
Association’s mandatory fee arbitration program since 2000 and has also served as a judge pro
tem for the Orange County Superior Court since 2010.
Mr. Julander received his Juris Doctor Degree with Honors in May, 1987, from The George
Washington University, National Law Center, in Washington, D.C. He received his Bachelor of
Arts Degree cum laude in May, 1984 from Weber State College in Ogden, Utah.
Prior to founding Julander, Brown & Bollard, Mr. Julander practiced law with the Law Offices of
Dirk O. Julander in Costa Mesa, California, Chapman, Fuller & Bollard in Irvine, California and
Aprahamian & Ducote, in Newport Beach, California.
The State Bar of California, 1987
United States Central District Court, 1988
United States Northern District Court, 1994
United States Southern District Court, 2010
United States Eastern District Court, 2011
United States Bankruptcy Court Central District, 2010
United States District Court for the District of Nevada, pro hac vice, November 2011
United States District Court for the District of Minnesota, pro hac vice, July 2012
United States District Court for the District of Utah, pro hac vice, January 2013
The State Bar of California (Litigation Section), Orange County Bar Association (Business
Litigation Section), J. Rueben Clark Law Society (Board Member 2010-2012).
Gazoo Energy Group, Inc., v. Sharp (2011) G044604, 2011 WL 6257509; Mitchell v. Clewley
(2009) E044646, 2009 WL 414631; Metalclad Corp. v. Ventana Environmental Organizational
Partnership (2003) 109 Cal. App. 4th 1705; Kim v. Superior Court (1998) 64 Cal. App. 4th 256;
Palmco v. Superior Court (1993) 16 Cal. App. 4th 221.