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Julie Polansky Bell is an attorney with Gunn, Lee & Cave. Ms. Bell assists clients in all aspects of intellectual property, including litigation and intellectual property prosecution.

Ms. Bell graduated third in her class from St. Mary's University. While in law school, Ms. Bell served as a staff writer and Articles Editor on the St. Mary's Law Review and interned for the Hon. Henry Bemporad and UT Health San Antonio's Office of Technology Commercialization. She joined Gunn, Lee & Cave as a law clerk during her second year of law school. Prior to law school, Ms. Bell managed an ophthalmology clinic and earned a Masters in Health Administration.

When not practicing law, Ms. Bell and her husband Eric enjoy cooking, exploring Texas, great music, and spending time with family.

Practice Licenses

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office, 2022–present
  • State of Texas, 2019–present

Courts Admitted

  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas


  • Doctorate of Jurisprudence, St. Mary's University School of Law
  • Masters in Health Administration, University of the Incarnate Word
  • Bachelor of Science in Biology, University of Texas at San Antonio


"Municipal Annexation Reform in Texas: How a Victory for Property Rights Jeopardizes the State's Financial Health," St. Mary's Law Journal, Vol. 50, No. 2, p. 711, 2019.

Professional Activities and Associations

  • Federal Bar Association, San Antonio Chapter
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • Bexar County Women's Bar Association