Professor Joseph R Julin holds a B.S.L. (1950) from Northwestern University and an LL.B. (1952) from the same institution. While in law school he was elected to the Order of the Coif, served as President of the Graduating Class, and as Associate Editor of the Illinois Law Review (now the Northwestern University Law Review). He received the Wigmore Key for reflecting outstanding credit on his law school.
Mr. Julin joined the firm of Schuyler, Richert & Stough (now Schuyler, Stough & Morris), Chicago, in 1952, and became a partner in that firm in 1957.
In addition, he served as a Lecturer in Law at Northwestern from 1953 to 1959, and was a Special Lecturer in Medical Jurisprudence in that University's Medical School from 1954 to 1959.
Mr. Julin is a member of the Chicago Bar Association, the Illinois State Bar Association, the American Bar Association and the Bar Association of the Seventh Federal Circuit. From 1956 to 1959 he was Secretary of the Chicago Bar Association's Probate Practice Committee, and, during the same period, acted as chairman of a sub-committee on the Office of the Clerk of the Probate Court of Cook County. Mr. Julin assisted in the 1959 revision of Rules of Probate Court of Cook County.
He is presently teaching courses in Property and Future interests, and will offer courses in the natural resource area, specifically in Oil and Gas Law, in the future.
-- From the University of Michigan Law School's Law Quadrangle Notes, V. 04, Iss. 01 (January 1960).
Julin left Michigan Law and became Dean of the University of Florida Law School in 1971. He died in 1993.