Julia is a recognized leader within the family law community and the broader legal profession. She has held multiple leadership positions with the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and the Philadelphia Bar Association and has been recognized for her work by multiple organizations.

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers

  • Pennsylvania Chapter President July 2020 – July 2021
    • First Vice President
    • Board of Managers
    • Board of Examiners
  • National Chair of Bylaws & Policies

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers Foundation

  • Board of Managers (2019 – present)
  • Grants Committee

Philadelphia Bar Association

  • Women in the Profession Co-Chair (2019 and 2020)
  • Family Law Section Chair (2011)
    • First Vice President
    • Treasurer
    • Secretary
    • Co-Chair Programs Committee
  • Bench Bar Chair (2013, 2015, 2017, 2018)
  • Board of Governors (2015-2018)
  • Campaign for Qualified Judges, Treasurer (2017-2019)
  • Commission on Judicial Selection and Retention (2009)


  • Selected as among “Ten Leaders” for Divorce Law in PA by Ten Leaders.
  • “Super Lawyers” for family law in PA
  • “Women Leaders in the Law” by American Lawyer Media (ALM)
  • “Pro Bono Roll of Honor” by the Philadelphia First Judicial District
  • “White Hat Award” from the Legal Clinic for the Disabled

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