Julie Favreau is an aspiring actress and jury consultant who lives and works in Los Angeles. She was born in England in the mid-1970's and came to America to pursue an acting career. A large part of her studies involved learning to read faces and make judgements about emotional state. She met Mickey Haller when she was observing a trial that he was involved in. He recognized her ability at judging people and hired her to do jury consulting for him. In 2007 he hired her to consult on jury selection in the trial of Walter Elliot. She advised Haller to reject Juror No. 7 but Elliot argued for keeping him.