Julia has extensive experience resolving legal concerns of Northern Virginia children, parents, elders and families. She received her Juris Doctorate from The George Mason School of Law, opening her own law practice in Arlington, VA, in 2009. Her prior work experience includes a variety of positions that allowed her to learn and gain experience helping families as a Spanish teacher, Northern Virginia real estate agent, working as a law clerk at an adoption agency, and internships in the Immigration Appeals and Fairfax Circuit Courts. The focus of Julia’s work has been in the areas of Juvenile and Family Law, Adoption, Immigration and Criminal Defense. Julia currently also is a Certified Guardian Ad Litem for Children & Adults.