Julie B. Donaldson


With more than 30 years of experience in law firm administration, Julie Donaldson works primarily in the human resources area.  Julie is responsible for all aspects of the human resources function, including: 

  • Staff recruitment
  • Employee orientation
  • Daily staffing
  • Employee relations
  • Performance management
  • Support staff compensation
  • Insurance benefits enrollment and maintenance
  • Policy development and administration
  • EEO affirmative action
  • Personnel records management
  • Workers’ compensation 
  • Re-employment insurance

Previously, Julie was the office manager at the law firm of Wiese & Cox, Ltd. and assisted that firm in its 1984 merger with Moss & Barnett.  Julie joined the administrative staff at Moss & Barnett, was promoted to the position of human resources administrator in 1994, and is now the human resources director for the firm.

Julie’s work ethic is the product of growing up in a farming community in southwestern Minnesota, and her enthusiasm for helping people was cultivated by her college courses in special education.  Julie and her husband are proud parents of two sons, both of whom are Eagle Scouts and college graduates.  

Professional Associations

  • Association of Legal Administrators – Minnesota Chapter (ALAMN)
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)


  • Metropolitan State University, Minneapolis, MN
  • Ridgewater College, Willmar, MN, Legal Secretary Certificate
  • St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, MN

Personal Interests

  • Family, church, sewing, and reading