After 20 years as an attorney at large law firms and in house with a general contractor, Mr. Julander has the depth and breadth of experience to solve the most complex legal problems, with particular expertise in appellate practice, construction law, and business litigation.
Mr. Julander is Of Counsel with the Ostergar Law Group P.C. Since 2008, Mr. Julander has also served as General Counsel for Advent Companies in San Juan Capistrano, California, a general contractor specializing in the construction of multi-family housing. As General Counsel, he is responsible for negotiating and drafting construction and intellectual property contracts, handling the company’s litigation and appeals, and counseling officers on employment issues.
Prior to joining Advent Companies, Mr. Julander was a partner in the Trial Section at Rutan & Tucker, LLP in Costa Mesa, California. At Rutan & Tucker, he handled numerous state and federal court appeals and complex business and insurance coverage litigation. Mr. Julander began his legal career in the business litigation department at Wiley, Rein & Fielding in Washington, D.C. in 1994, where he specialized in insurance coverage appeals and asbestos litigation.
Mr. Julander graduated from George Washington University in 1994 with highest honors. He was a member of the George Washington University Law Review, Vice President for Interscholastic Affairs of the Moot Court Board, a member of the Order of the Coif, and recipient of the Glen A. Wilkinson Fellowship Award. He received his BS from Weber State University in Political Science.
Mr. Julander is the author of “To Die, To Sleep,” a legal thriller under contract to be published in the summer/fall of 2014 (www.ToDieToSleep.com). He also hosts a podcast about rock music at www.RockTaleHour.com. Mr. Julander lives in Rancho Santa Margarita, California with his wife and two daughters and enjoys mountain biking, hiking, golf, and skiing.
“Democracy Without Political Parties," Current Politics and Economics of the United States, America in the 21st Century 2002.
“State Resident Preference Statutes And The Market Participant Exception To The Dormant Commerce Clause,” Whittier Law Review 2002.
Obtained reversal of summary judgment entered against client seeking enforcement of restrictive easement agreements governing multi-million dollar commercial project.
Obtained affirmance of $3 million jury verdict for breach of a medical device distribution agreement.
Obtained affirmance of $5 million jury verdict for fraud by airplane brokers.
Cardinal Health 301, Inc. v. Tyco Electronics Corp. (2008) 169 Cal.App.4th 116
Garlock Sealing Technologies, LLC, v. NAK Sealing Technologies Corp. (2007) 148 Cal.App.4th 937
Jet Source Charter, Inc. v. Doherty (2007) 148 Cal.App.4th 1
Bennett v. Smith Heavy Industrial Transit Corporation (2008) 163 Cal.App.4th 1303
Morris v. Redwood Empire Bancorp (2005) 128 Cal.App.4th 1305
Roehl v. Ritchie (2007) 147 Cal.App.4th 338
California Dept. of Toxic Substances v. Commercial Realty (9th Cir. 2002) 309 F.3d 1113
Northville Indus. Corp. v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. (1997) 89 N.Y.2d 621
Cedarhurst v. Hanover Ins. Co. (1996) 89 N.Y.2d 293
Harrison v. National Union Fire Ins. Co. (1996) 89 N.Y.2d 308
Domtar, Inc. v. Niagara Fire Ins. Co. (Minn. Ct. App. 1996) 552 N.W.2d 738
Sagendorf v. Selective Ins. Co. (N.J. App. Div. 1996) 679 A.2d 709