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Julia M. Peebles

Serving as a dedicated associate in Haynes and Boone’s Litigation Practice Group, Julia Peebles focuses on navigating clients through the litigation process and providing legal guidance on complex matters. Julia leverages her extensive oral and written advocacy skills to deliver results-driven legal advice on various practice areas, including commercial, energy, and employment law.

Julia’s experience includes representing clients in all stages of litigation, from successfully negotiating deals, to composing winning trial and appellate briefs on various subjects including discrimination claims and breach of contract disputes.

Julia earned her law degree from the University of Houston Law Center, where she served as the Moot Court team’s Executive Director and received the State Bar of Texas Appellate Section’s Award for Appellate Excellence in Appellate Advocacy for the University of Houston Law Center.

When not serving clients, she is committed to the professional development of current law students at her alma mater. She is a coach for the University of Houston’s Moot Court team, providing advice on oral and written advocacy.

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  • Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce Rising Stars Advisory Board
  • State Bar of Texas, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Board Member, District Director 6, Place 2, 2022
  • Houston Young Lawyers Association Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Appellate Advocate, Former Co-Managing Editor
  • Association of Women in the Law, President, 2015-2016
  • “Plaintiffs with Hopeless Causes: Idiopathic Causes in Toxic Tort Litigation – Analyzing How Courts Address Scientific Uncertainty,” author, Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy – Health Law Perspectives, August 2018.


J.D., University of Houston Law Center, 2017, Notes and Comments Editor, Houston Journal of Health Law and Policy; Dean’s List; Moot Court; The Order of Barristers

Master of Health Law, University of Houston Law Center, 2017, Dean's List

B.S., and B.A., Texas Christian University, 2014, Dean's List



Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico

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Haynes Boone Pro Bono Team Overturns Death Row Sentence on Appeal
March 28, 2024

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals sided with a Haynes and Boone, LLP pro bono team and re-sentenced a 64-year-old man on death row to life in prison without parole. Randall Mays struggled for years to fight back against his 2008 conviction for the murder of two sheriff's deputies in Henderson County, citing his intellectual disability as grounds for exemption from execution. Since August 2020, [...]