(LITTLE ROCK) - Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates and Woodyard, P.L.L.C. announces that Julia Strickland of Little Rock has joined the firm as its chief operating officer.
“Julia is a proven and dedicated leader in our community in both business and community service. We are extremely pleased and proud to have Julia as part of our team,” said R.T. Beard, III, managing director of the firm.
As COO, Strickland is responsible for the day-to-day business and financial operations of the firm, including human resources, billing and logistics. She was previously business manager for Cross, Gunter, Witherspoon and Galchus, P.C., in Little Rock.
Strickland is a certified public accountant with nearly three decades of professional experience as well as extensive community service and leadership. She is also a certified management accountant and certified legal manager. As a member of the Association of Legal Administrators, Strickland serves on that group’s board of directors and is a committee chairwoman.
She is past president and a member of the Junior League of Little Rock and a past participant in Leadership Greater Little Rock, and she has also been recognized by Arkansas Business in its 40 under 40 class of outstanding young professionals.
Strickland is a native of Springdale. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.