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Julianna B. Walo Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Julianna B. Walo

Attorney, Chicago /

Julianna B. Walo provides legal services to support and develop local businesses with contractual matters within Workers Compensation and General Business Litigation at Kelley Kronenberg. From the Chicago office, she assists in civil litigation matters, including commercial, transportation, construction, breach of contract, premises, product liability, and workers’ compensation issues.

In addition, Julianna serves as an attorney in the Justice for Kids unit where she provides legal services to abused, disabled, and catastrophically injured children harmed at home, in child welfare and foster care settings, group home settings and residential treatment centers, as well as all children harmed by the acts of others.

Prior to joining the firm, Julianna gained experience at a Chicago-based firm where she provided legal analysis of toxic tort, product liability, premises liability, and construction negligence cases.

She also served as a judicial clerk for the Honorable Moira S. Johnson in the Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, handling a wide variety of responsibilities including drafting judicial orders and opinions on behalf of the Court and conferring with judges for the resolution of cases.

While in law school, Juliana was lead articles editor of the Review of Intellectual Property Law; served as president of the Polish American Law Student Association; worked as an extern for the Honorable Brigid M. McGrath in the Commercial Calendar of the Circuit Court of Cook County; volunteered at the Animal Legal Defense Fund; and was a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society.

  • Author, “The Art of Food Placement: Will the U.S. Follow Germany’s Lead in Copyrighting Artistic Food Placement? 15 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 565”, 2016.
  • Super Lawyers magazineIllinois “Rising Stars”2020– 2021
  • Illinois Federation of Business Women’s Clubs, Inc., Member
  • Illinois State Bar Association
    • Delivery of Legal Services Committee
  • Chicago Bar Association
  • Advocates Society
  • Polish American Chamber of Commerce
  • Attorney Judge, Chicago Coalition for Law-Related Education
  • Member, AMVOTE Judicial Exchange Committee, 2018
  • Chicago Volunteer Legal Services
  • Volunteer, Chicago Marathon for the Advocate Charitable Foundation
  • Volunteer, St. Hyacinth Basilica in Chicago
  • Volunteer, St. Francis Xavier
  • Volunteer, Animal Legal Defense Fund
  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • Speaker, Covid-19 Related Private Employer Considerations, Polish American Chamber of Commerce, April 2021

Contact Information

Practice Areas


  • Illinois Supreme Court
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Illinois


  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2017
    • Intellectual Property and Trademark Law certificate, 2017
    • President, Polish American Law Student Association, Fall 2015-Spring 2016
    • Member, Phi Delta Phi Legal Honors Society
    • Lead Articles Editor, Review of Intellectual Property Law, 2016
    • Extern, Honorable Brigid M. McGrath, Law Division of the Circuit Court of Cook County, 2016
  • DePaul University, B.A., 2011