Julie A. LaCost, P.C.
Attorney At Law
1005 Carpenter Avenue
Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Fax 906-779-1894
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Web Site lacostlaw.com


Julie A. LaCost
Attorney At Law

About Us


  • Class Salutatorian, Iron Mountain High School class of 1980
  • Bachelor’s degree in French Language and Literature, University of Michigan, 1984
  • Attended University of Marseilles in Aix-en Provence, France for one year
  • Doctorate of law degree from Thomas M. Cooley Law School, 1988


  • Member of State Bar of Michigan, Wisconsin and California
  • Practicing attorney for more than 24 years, including extensive civil and criminal practice
  • Skilled trial attorney in Michigan, Wisconsin, and California; has tried cases at every level; experienced in civil law, contracts, real estate, family law, and support enforcement
  • Served as Deputy Public Defender for San Diego County, California for 7 years handling serious felonies, misdemeanors, child abuse, and juvenile delinquency matters
  • Served on Dickinson County's Indigent Public Defender Contract for many years representing persons accused of crimes who could not afford to hire an attorney
  • Appointed counsel for the Wisconsin Office of the State Public Defender for 17 years
  • Attorney for Dickinson County Road Commission for 14 years.
  • Attorney for State of Wisconsin Florence County Child Support Agency for 16 years enforcing child support obligations
  • Attorney for the Iron Mountain and Kingsford Housing Commission for 14 years
  • Former Legal Intern for the Michigan Appellate Defender Office
  • Selected for Strathmore's Who's Who Recognizing the Accomplishments of individuals who demonstrate leadership in their profession
  • CV Peer Review Rated
  • National Association of Professional and Executive Women

Community Involvement

  • President and Longtime member of Iron Mountain-Kingsford Zonta Club, a service organization that donates monies raised to local needs including past service on the Board of Directors and as Vice-President
  • Secretary and member of Board of Directors of PGCC, Former President of Ladies Golf Association, Pine Grove Country Club, Iron Mountain, Michigan
  • Active member and volunteer, Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church, Iron Mountain, Michigan serving as a confirmation guide and lector
  • Past President of Dickinson County Bar Association, single-handedly organized the Law Day Forum 1998 where local attorneys and judges answered legal questions free of charge to the public
  • Co-director and legal instructor for the first “People’s Law School- 1998” where local attorneys, judges and other elected officials taught a 6-week course in practical legal information to the public
  • Former Business Law Instructor at Bay de Noc Community College, Kingsford campus
  • Served as Trustee of Dickinson Area Community Foundation
  • Donates countless hours to our school systems by providing legal counsel free of charge, volunteering time, and giving financially
  • Former Treasurer, Boy Scout Troop 510, Kingsford, Michigan
  • Former Board Member of United Way
  • Volunteer and financial contributor in countless other community projects



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