Julia P. Carlton
(804) 717-1969 (T)
(804) 748-4161 (F)

Attorney Profile

Julia is a compassionate, accessible, and diligent attorney whose practice is focused entirely on family law. Julia believes in a client-centered approach to representation. She takes the time to connect with her clients, learn their stories, and understand their goals. Julia enjoys spending time educating her clients about the legal process and explaining all of the available options. Her goal is to equip and empower the client to be the ultimate decision-maker. Whether it is through negotiating a settlement or taking your case to trial, Julia is dedicated to obtaining the best result possible in your case.

Professional Experience

Friedman Law Firm, P.C., Attorney
Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Nicholas E. Rattal
Circuit Court for Prince George’s County, Maryland
Law Office of Edward E. Sharkey, LLC, Law Clerk

Education and Training

American University Washington College of Law
Washington, DC
Juris Doctor

University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
B.A. in Government & Politics and
B.A. English Language & Literature

Honors, Awards, and Accolades

American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy & the Law, Editor Marshall Brennan Constitutional Literacy Project, Teaching Fellow

Bar Admissions

Supreme Court of the United States
Supreme Court of Virginia
Court of Appeals of Virginia
Federal District Court, Eastern Division
All Virginia Trial Courts


Virginia State Bar
Chesterfield Bar Association
Metro Richmond Women’s Bar Association

Call today for a confidential consultation. (804) 717-1969