Julie Geary focuses her practice representing homeowners in first-party property insurance litigation. Julie has extensive experience handling first-party property claims, as prior to joining Weisser, Elazar, & Kantor, Julie has both represented Insureds and also gained valuable knowledge defending the insurance companies on the other side. Julie is an experienced trial lawyer, as she also was a Public Defender for the 9th Judicial Circuit, where she zealously represented indigent individuals charged with crimes ranging from traffic offenses to felonies punishable by life, at trial. Directly out of high school she served in the United States Army and worked for nearly a decade as a Department of Defense Contractor. In her spare time, Julie enjoys spending time with her two girls and their two French bulldogs. Julie obtained her Juris Doctor’s degree from the University of Florida. Naturally, she loves football and is a die-hard Florida Gator fan.