Julie W. Howard is retired Clerk of Court, Strafford County Superior Court, NH; currently volunteering at York County Superior Court, Alfred, ME. Julie received her undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and her J.D. from the University Of New Hampshire School Of Law. After practicing law for three years, she became the Deputy Clerk then Clerk of Court for one of New Hampshire’s trial courts – Strafford County Superior Court, and remained the Clerk until her retirement in 2014. As Clerk, Julie was responsible for all the non-judicial operations of the court. Known as an innovator, Julie and her court were often selected as the test court for implementation of changes in policy and procedure, including civil case reform. She also led the implementation of the Odyssey caseflow management system statewide in the Superior Courts. She served on many statewide committees and was often a presenter at conferences and meetings.