Ms. Stipeche was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is the daughter of immigrant parents from Argentina and Mexico. She grew up in the diverse East End of Houston where she continues to reside today. In 1992, Ms. Stipeche graduated valedictorian of the High School for Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice and earned an academic scholarship to Rice University. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude in Political Science, Policy Studies and Religious Studies from Rice University in 1996 and was awarded the Joseph Cooper Prize as the most outstanding Policy Studies student in her graduating class. Ms. Stipeche then attended The University of Texas School of Law and received her law degree in 1999.
Ms. Stipeche is conversant in Spanish, is a certified mediator, and has courtroom, trial and appellate experience in numerous counties throughout the State of Texas. She started practicing law in the Rio Grande Valley prior to tort reform and essentially lived at the Courthouse as a young attorney where she gained invaluable hands-on experience. Ms. Stipeche has participated in numerous jury trials and has handled several appeals. She takes pride in being a counselor, answering her clients’ questions and timely addressing their concerns. She also has extensive experience in successfully defending board actions against physicians, nurses and other healthcare providers. Ms. Stipeche understands that lawsuits and disciplinary proceedings are exceedingly stressful experiences, and she works hard to make the process as painless as possible.
Ms. Stipeche enjoys teaching and has lectured on numerous occasions to universities, hospitals, physicians, professional associations, and insurance groups.
Juliet also presently serves as the District 8 Trustee for the Board of Education for the Houston Independent School District (HISD).