Foley & Mansfield
Foley & Mansfield

Julie Zierden

Director of Finance


Education: University of St. Thomas, M.B.A., Management

Memberships: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants; Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants; Association of Legal Administrators; ALA Minnesota


As Director of Finance, Julie Zierden oversees the firm’s accounting and finance department. Her responsibilities include managing accounts payable, accounts receivable, trust account management, tax compliance and reporting, budgeting, financial management reporting, and leading the annual external audit/review process. She works closely with the other directors to communicate critical financial matters and to ensure the firm’s continued financial success.

Julie’s technical and analytical skills are unmatched, and her desire for innovation has helped steer Foley & Mansfield into the future. She has been actively involved with the implementation of the firm’s new accounting and billing software.

Julie has more than 20 years of financial management experience and has been with Foley & Mansfield since 2010. A CPA (inactive), she is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, the Minnesota Society of Certified Public Accountants, the Association of Legal Administrators, and ALA MN. She holds an M.B.A in Management from the University of St. Thomas.


November 20, 2017
Coming Together for a Purpose

The people at Foley believe that having a team of diverse and multifaceted individuals is essential to delivering the highest caliber, results-oriented legal representation to clients.... Consistent with that belief, they have thrown the doors wide to welcome and develop women in all areas of the profession.


September 12, 2016
Julie Zierden Named 2016 Unsung Legal Hero by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine

The national law firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce that Julie Zierden, director of finance, has been named a 2016 "Unsung Legal Hero" by Minnesota Lawyer Magazine.


May 5, 2016
Law360 Ranks Foley & Mansfield Among Top Firms for Female Attorneys

The national defense firm of Foley & Mansfield is pleased to announce it has been ranked 15th on Law360’s 2016 list of the 100 best U.S. law firms for women.