Julie M. Lopiccolo

Partner

Phone (714) 997-7870

Biography

Julie Lopiccolo is both an experienced court room advocate and skilled collaborator. Knowing when to apply pressure or push for compromise is a natural ability of Julie’s and one that she continues to hone through ongoing education on best practices in negotiation.

Julie believes trust and communication with her clients is essential to obtain optimal results and will aggressively pursue the best interests of her clients at every turn. Julie’s clients call her honest, professional, and responsive to their needs and frequently refer friends and family to seek her advice and counsel. Since joining the firm in 2013 she has litigated or successfully settled hundreds of matters including breach of contract, trust disputes and custody and support issues.

Julie Lopiccolo received her Juris Doctor Degree from Whittier College School of Law where she graduated summa cum laude. While at Whittier, she served as Executive Editor of the prestigious Law Review and was named the Outstanding Graduate in International and Comparative Law. Her graduate and undergraduate studies included overseas programs in Thailand and Spain where she studied advanced concepts in international politics and law.

Julie Lopiccolo is a lifelong Orange County resident and is an active philanthropist in the area of child safety. She is a sought out speaker and expert in water safety and her recent testimony before a house committee in Sacramento helped lead to an important improvement of a key child injury prevention law.  She is currently working with experts across the nation to develop a National Water Safety Action Plan.

Practice Areas

  • Family Law
  • Trust and Civil Litigation

Education

Whittier Law School, J.D., Summa Cum Laude, 2010

International Law and Policy, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain, 2007

Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, 2005

San Diego State University, B.A. History with honors, 2005

Philanthropy and Executive Board Membership

National Association of Women Business Owners, Orange County Chapter

Chair of Board Development, 2019-2021

Board Member, 2016-2018

National Water Safety Action Plan

Co-Chair: Barriers, Entrapment and Electrical Safety 2020-current

Orange County Task Force on Drowning Prevention

Steering Committee, 2021

Vice Chair, 2018-2020

Founding Member, 2015-2016

Co-Founder & President, Jasper Ray Foundation

Orange County Non-Profit Dedicated to Reducing Drowning and Childhood Injury

Publication

Where are the Victims? The New Trafficking Victims Protection Act’s Triumphs and Failures in Identifying and Protecting Victims of Human Trafficking, Whittier Law Review 2009 9 Vol 30 Number 4.

Recent Awards

Outstanding Attorney Under 40, Remarkable Women Awards, 2020

Blue Ribbon Award for Prevention of Child Abuse, Raise Foundation, 2017

Outstanding Graduate, International and Comparative Law, Whittier Law School 2010

Speaking Engagements

Safer California Conference 2020, November 17 & 18, 2020, Enforcement Challenges to California SB 442

Southern California Water Safety Summit, Wednesday March 6, 2019, SB 442 Pool Barrier Legislation Implementation