For Immediate Release - April 11, 2011

Prosecutor of the Year Award

Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O'Keefe is please to announce that Chief of Appeals Julia K. Holler received the William C. O'Malley Prosecutor of the Year award from the Massachusetts District Attorneys' Association at its annual conference on March 25, 2001 at the College of the Holy Cross.

Julia Holler joined the Cape & Island District Attorney's Office in October, 1988, and has been its Chief of Appeals and Summer Intern Supervisor since June, 1990. During her tenure with the District Attorney's Office, Ms. Holler has written 224 appellate briefs, including 20 first degree murder cases and 13 second degree murder cases. She has argued cases 33 times in front of the full bench of the Supreme Judicial Court, and 129 times in front of the Appeals Court.

Ms. Holler is a graduate of Sandwich High School, Smith College, and New England School of Law. She lives in Marstons Mills with her husband and son.