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Combining her CPA and law degree, Julia’s practice is principally devoted to estate planning, probate + trust litigation, and complex tax and charitable planning. Julia has been practicing in the Coachella Valley since 2006 moving down to the desert from Northern California. Julia is a Certified Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law Specialist.

Julia is active in the Coachella Valley. She is Vice President of the Desert Cancer Foundation, having served as its President. She is a Professor of Wills at Desert Trial Academy College of Law located in Indio, California. Julia has been named a Top Lawyer by Palm Springs Life Magazine every year since 2011. She has been awarded the Martindale Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Rating. She is past President of the Tahoe Truckee Bar Association. Julia and her husband live in Palm Desert and enjoy golf, tennis and walking their dogs, Grace and Crosby.

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

  • State Bar of California
  • Desert Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • California Society of CPAs
  • American Institute of CPAs


  • Western State University School of Law - J.D. - 1999
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison - B.A. - 1985