Julianne Kugle is a partner at SKLaw and has been practicing law since 1994. Ms. Kugle’s practice focuses on representing water districts (including municipal utility districts, water control and improvement districts and fresh water supply districts), public improvement districts, levee improvement districts, tax increment reinvestment zones and municipal management districts located throughout Texas. Ms. Kugle serves as general counsel and bond counsel to such entities. In addition, Ms. Kugle represents real estate developers, landowners, municipalities and financial institutions in matters related to special districts, regulatory matters, water rights, public/private partnerships and pipeline/easement issues. She handles administrative proceedings on behalf of her clients with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (“TCEQ”) and has been involved in the creation of over 100 special districts by the TCEQ and the Texas Legislature. Ms. Kugle has significant experience in lobbying at the Texas Legislature and with local governments on behalf of her clients.
Ms. Kugle is a sixth generation Texan and was born and raised on a ranch in New Braunfels, Texas. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a B.S. in Agricultural Economics (1991) and the University of Houston Law Center with a Doctorate of Jurisprudence (1994). She was admitted to the Texas Bar in 1994 and is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Houston Bar Association and National Association of Bond Lawyers.