Julie Baxter currently practices law with Moore, Walters, Thompson, Thomas, Papillion & Cullens in Baton Rouge.
She earned her Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law degrees from the LSU Law Center in May 2005. She was admitted to the Louisiana State Bar in October, 2005, having earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in May, 1993.
Julie spent more than a decade in radio and television news, covering the Louisiana Legislature and the Capital City for the Louisiana Network, Clear Channel radio stations, and as an investigative and legislative correspondent for WAFB-TV. Until December 2006, Julie anchored the highest-rated weekend evening newscasts in Baton Rouge. She is the winner of the 2001 Regional Edward R. Murrow award for Investigative Reporting in Television, and has been recognized for her award-winning reporting by the Associated Press and the National Association of Press Women.
She was named a member of the "Top 40 Under 40" in 2004 by the Baton Rouge Business Report.
Julie's community involvement includes board memberships with Braveheart Children in Need; Rebuilding Together Baton Rouge and the ARC Baton Rouge. She is also a member of the Baton Rouge, Louisiana State and American Bar Associations; the Louisiana State Bar Foundation Gala Committee; twice past-president of the Baton Rouge Press Club; board member/Past President, Capitol Correspondents Association (host of "The Gridiron Show"); adjunct professor, Media Law, LSU Manship School of Mass Communication; and serves as community speaker and legal analyst for various community groups and local media outlets.