Julie Maurer was presented with one of five Awards of Professional Distinction from Missouri University of Science and Technology. The award recognizes outstanding Missouri Science and Technology graduates for professional achievement. Maurer is an attorney with Jennings, Strouss & Salmon in Phoenix and practices primarily in the commercial litigation group. Additionally, Maurer was listed in Arizona’s Finest Lawyers in 2014, was listed in the Phoenix Business Journal’s “40 Under 40” in 2013, and was named a Rising Star by Southwest Super Lawyers for civil litigation defense in 2013 and 2014, and for employment litigation defense in 2012. Maurer was appointed as a judge pro tempore for the Arizona Superior Court in Maricopa County in 2015. Maurer is also a member of the Notre Dame Club of Phoenix.