Julie is the principal of Fleming Strategic, through which she advises attorneys on growing their practices. She’s written three books about legal business development, including The Reluctant Rainmaker: A Guide for Lawyers Who Hate Selling. Julie practiced law, focusing on patent litigation, for about 15 years in firms ranging in size from twenty to over two thousand attorneys. She is the Immediate Past Chair of the American Bar Association’s Science & Technology Law Section, where she’s held a variety of other leadership positions, and she's a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation.
Julie Fleming is also the founder and CEO of The Purple Sherpa, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that educates, encourages, empowers, and embraces dementia family caregivers. The Purple Sherpa provides tips for caregiver self-care and care for people living with dementia via social media to an international audience of over 80,000 people and offers several Facebook support groups. The Purple Sherpa also offers grants for respite care and supplies. Julie writes and speaks extensively on caring for oneself while caring for someone who is living with dementia. An Atlanta native, Julie moved to Cheyenne, Wyoming in 2019.