Julia (Julie) Houston's practice focuses on various aspects of traditional public finance and public/private project financing.
Julie has served as bond counsel to various state agencies and local
governmental entities, including, special districts, cities, counties and
public facility corporations; as underwriter and bank counsel to financial
institutions that underwrite and purchase tax-exempt and taxable governmental
obligations; and as outside counsel to a public facility corporation that owns
and operates a convention center hotel and to professional sports teams that
lease bond financed sports venue facilities. Julie also has experience
representing domestic banks that provide credit and liquidity facilities for
tax-exempt financings. Prior to entering private law practice, Julie served as
an assistant attorney general in the Public Finance Division of the Office of
the Attorney General of the State of Texas.