Julian is a member in the Pittsburgh office of Spilman Thomas & Battle, where his practice focuses on commercial litigation, construction disputes, insurance coverage, and intellectual property litigation. He serves as co-chair of Spilman's construction law group In addition to his practice, Julian is an adjunct professor at Duquesne University School of Law where he teaches in the trial advocacy department and coaches several trial moot court teams. Julian is a member of the rules of civil procedure committee and is the chair of the construction law section of the Allegheny County Bar Association. He also is a United States Marine Corps veteran and is a member of the East Coast Drill Instructors Association. He is ranked AV-Preeminent with Martindale-Hubbell and is a SuperLawyer.