HeplerBroom Attorney Julieta Kosiba


Julieta A. Kosiba focuses her practice on civil litigation.

She has experience in defending clients across a broad range of matters, including personal injury, property damage, premises liability, and product liability claims; commercial disputes; and employment litigation. She has assisted clients in obtaining favorable results at various stages of litigation—including by way of motions for summary judgment, trial, and appeal.

In addition to representing clients in both state and federal courts, Ms. Kosiba assists businesses with counseling on employment-related issues. This includes counseling on employment policies and drafting or revising employee handbooks.

Prior to her graduation from law school, Ms. Kosiba served as a Summer Associate with HeplerBroom. While in law school, she also served as an extern for a major health care provider and interned for a claims management company.

Ms. Kosiba is fluent in Polish.


  • Washington University School of Law, J.D., 2016
  • DePaul University, B.A. in International Studies and Political Science, magna cum laude, 2013


  • CALI Excellence for the Future Award in Trial Practice and Procedure
  • Dean’s List
  • Health Law Association
    • Secretary (2014-2015)
  • Scholar in Law Award (merit-based scholarship)
  • Trial Team (2014-2015)
  • Washington University Jurisprudence Review
    • Primary Editor (2015-2016)
    • Staff Editor (2014-2015)

Admissions & Affiliations

  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Courts for the
    • Central and Southern Districts of Illinois

Professional Associations

  • Illinois Association of Defense Counsel




Events & Speaking Engagements

  • “Mandated Leave in Illinois,” Chatham (Illinois) Chamber of Commerce workshop (2024).

  • “ABCs of Hiring,” Illinois Chamber of Commerce webinar (2024).

  • “Essential Supervisor Training: Avoid Falling for Common HR Pitfalls,” Illinois Chamber of Commerce workshop (2024). (Co-Presenter)

  • “Avoiding Litigation in Wrongful Discharge Cases,” Illinois Chamber of Commerce webinar (2023). (Co-presenter)
  • “Sexual Harassment and Implicit Bias,” Armitage Oral Surgery (Chicago IL, 2023). (Co-presenter)

  • "Employment Contracts," Annual Convention of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (Springfield IL, 2022). (Co-presenter)

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  • “Employment Laws and Their Relationship to Employment Practice Liability Insurance,” 2021 Annual Convention of the Independent Insurance Agents of Illinois (Springfield IL, 2021). (co-presenter)
  • “Important Labor & Employment Law Issues Regarding Social Media,” HeplerBroom Employment Law Seminar (June 22, 2018).

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  • "Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Past, Present, and Future," IDC Monograph, Vol. 34 No. 1 (2024).
  • “Survey of 2022 Employment Law Cases,” IDC 2022 Survey of Law (2023), (Co-author)
  • “Survey of 2020 Employment Law Cases,” IDC 2020 Survey of Law (2021), (Co-author)

  • “Survey of 2019 Employment Law Cases,” IDC 2019 Survey of Law (2020). (Co-author)

  • “9 Steps to Minimize Employee Risk,” Dental Insights (Fall 2019). (Co-author)

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  • “Survey of 2018 Employment Law Cases,” IDC 2018 Survey of Law (2019). (Co-author).
  • “Smooth Operators: Minimizing Employee Risk in Healthcare Practices,” Physician Connection Issue 1 (2019). (Co-author)
  • “Judge Made Protected Class Under Title VII Loosens Separation of Powers Doctrine,” The IDC Monograph, IDC Quarterly, Vol. 28 No. 3. (2018). (Co-author)

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