Biography

Julia concentrates her practice in all areas of family law, including:

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child and spousal support
  • Alimony
  • Equitable distribution of marital property
  • Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements
  • Business, tax and estate planning issues for high net worth clients involved in divorce and support actions
  • Asset investigation and valuation issues impacting professional practices, business owners and spouses

Julia litigates and negotiates family law cases in Philadelphia and the surrounding areas of Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

In addition, Julia provides legal services with our business and health law attorneys to assist members in the aesthetics industry, including distributors, medical spas, laser clinics and health care providers with business formation, franchise and regulatory issues to comply with federal and state law.

Leadership

Julia is a leader in the legal community. Her current and past positions include:

  • Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
    Secretary of the Pennsylvania Chapter (commencing July 2017)
    In line to ascend to President of the PA Chapter in 2021
    Member, PA Board of Managers
    Member, PA Board of Examiners
    Academy Fellow, 2013 to present
  • Philadelphia Bar Association
    Board of Governors, elected to three-year term, 2015-2018
  • Philadelphia Bench-Bar & Annual Conference
    Conference Chairperson, 2015
    Chairperson, Sponsorships, 2014
    Conference Co-Chair, 2013
  • Philadelphia Bar Association Family Law Section
    Chairperson, 2011
    Vice Chairperson, 2010
    Treasurer, 2009
    Secretary, 2008
    Programs Committee Co-Chair, 2005-2010
  • Philadelphia Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention
    Investigator, 2009 to present
  • Editorial Board of the Philadelphia Bar Reporter
    Member and Associate Editor, 2009 to present
  • Volunteers for the Indigent Program (VIP)
    Member, Family Law Advisory Panel, 2008 to present
  • Civil Gideon Task Force
    Member, Family Law Working Group, 2010

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Julia is a frequent author and has been published in:

  • The Philadelphia Bar Reporter
  • The Legal Intelligencer
  • The Pennsylvania Family Lawyer

She has also served as an instructor on Family Law issues for:

  • The Pennsylvania Bar Institute
  • Stafford Publications
  • Half Moon Production
  • Gratz College
  • The People’s Law School
  • Philadelphia Legal View

Client Resources

Premarital Agreements for First, Subsequent and Later in Life Marriages

Honors & Awards

  • Featured in Ten Leaders for divorce law
  • Named to SuperLawyers (2013, 2014, 2015-2017)
  • Named among the “Women Leaders in the Law” by ALM (2015)
  • Recipient of the "Pro Bono Roll of Honor" award from the First Judicial District of Pennsylvania, recognizing her pro bono work as exemplary (2007 through 2011)
  • Recipient of the White Hat Award from the Legal Clinic for the Disabled (LCD) for her outstanding volunteer work (2009)
  • Named a 2008 "Lawyer on the Fast Track" by The Legal Intelligencer and Pennsylvania Law Weekly. Julia is one of only 35 Pennsylvania attorneys under the age of 40 selected as a future leader of the Commonwealth's legal community and for having made a significant commitment to the community-at-large.
  • Named a "Pennsylvania Rising Star" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2006, 2007 and 2008)