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Why hire The Law Firm of Julia Luyster, P.A.?

When your future is on the line we fight aggressively on your behalf to protect you and your rights.

RESULTS.

We pride ourselves on ensuring that every avenue of preparation and analysis is undertaken to ensure your rights are protected and you obtain the best possible result. Often as a result of this preparation your matters can be resolved without the need for a trial.

CLIENT SERVICE IS OUR PRIORITY.

We put a premium on the accessibility of our lawyers and support staff. We are committed to providing you with support every step of the way and will ensure that all of your phone calls, emails or texts get returned within 1 business day. If your matter is urgent someone is available to assist you with advice 24 hours a day.

WE WORK COLLABORATIVELY.

When you hire a lawyer from The Law Firm of Julia Luyster, P.A., you know that you have a group of lawyers and experts who are committed to your case. Our firm has access to a team of lawyers and experts who all have different strengths and backgrounds who often collaborate to get the results you are looking for on your case.

Julia Luyster, Esq.

Julia is the Firm Founder and Managing Member. She practices in state and federal trial and appellate court throughout the United States. An active member of the Florida and District of Columbia Bars, Julia is also a member of the U.S. Supreme Court, the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals, the Southern District of Florida. 

Representative Cases on Appeal

Lombardi v Fici, 4D18-1589 (Fla. 4th DCA March 21, 2019). (no opinion, prevailed on appeal)

Fred Stevens Tree Company v Scott Harrison, AMS Staff Leasing, 2006 WL 3408039 (Fla. 1st DCA Nov. 28, 2006).

Fountain Jewelers v Riemer Ins. Group, 939 So.2d 110 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006).

Echarte v Summit Run Homeowners Assoc., 931 So.2d 919 (Fla. 4th DCA 2006).

Northern Insurance Co. v Seitlin & Company, 919 So.2d 534 (Fla. 3d DCA 2005).

Chomat v Northern Insurance Company, 919 So.2d 535 (Fla. 3d DCA 2006).

Progressive Express Ins. Co. v Quality Medical Group Inc., 12 Fla. L. Weekly Supp. 1020a

(Fla. 11th Cir. 2005).

Innovative Insurance Consultants, Inc. v Pettineo Ins. Agency, Inc., 871 So.2d 892 (Fla. 4th DCA 2004).

See also citation in Hess v Walton, 898 So.2d 1046 (Fla. 2d DCA 2005). 

Published Works

Book - Child Rights, Vandeplas Publishing, 2020.

Textbook – A Father’s Right to Custody, Vandeplas Publishing, October 2009.

“A Father’s Right to Custody”, article in The Broward County Federal Bar News, summer 2009.

“Where We Are Now - Women and Minority Business Enterprise Programs”, the ABA The Construction Lawyer, Spring 2009, co-author.

“Spoliation of Evidence”, The Constructor, Publication of the AGC, 2007.

“Appellate Practice Standards of Review- Criminal”, on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, pending publication The Florida Bar Journal, May 2007

“Appellate Practice Standards of Review- Civil and Administrative”, on behalf of the Appellate Practice Section, pending publication The Florida Bar Journal, April 2007

“Frye and Daubert Challenges,” Trial Advocate Quarterly, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Winter 2006.

“Drafting a Valid Joint Proposal for Settlement in Florida and Evaluating a Proposal Served Upon Vicariously Liable Defendants,” Florida Bar Journal, January 2006.

“When is a Joint Proposal for Settlement a Valid Proposal for Settlement: Apportionment, Avoiding Ambiguity in Release Language and the Barnes Dilemma,” Trial Advocate Quarterly, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Winter 2005. This article was cited by the Second District Court of Appeal in Hess v Walton, 898 So.2d 1046 (Fla. 2d DCA 2005);

“Social Security Offset Against Permanent Total Disability Benefits 1980-Present,” Trial Advocate Quarterly, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Fall 1999;

“Traversing the Landscape of Personal Injury Protection Coverage Exclusions,” Trial Advocate Quarterly, Florida Defense Lawyers Association, Summer 1998;

“Transition from Law Student to First Year Associate,” Young Lawyer, ABA, May 1997.

Seminars and Teaching

Lecturer Florida Lien Law, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. June 2009. Lecturer Landlord Tenant Laws, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. April 2009.

Lecturer Construction Law Update, Construction Litigation Section PBC Bar, West Palm Beach, February 2009.

Moderator, What To Do When Construction Projects Go Bad, Lorman Seminars, West Palm Beach, June 14, 2007.

Lecturer, Spoliation of Evidence, Florida Liability Claims Conference, Orlando, May 2007.

Lecturer on Discovery in Construction Litigation, Palm Beach County Bar, February 2007.

Lecturer on Appellate Standards of Review, Lorman Appellate Practice Seminar, November 2006, Tampa.

Lecturer on Frye and Daubert Challenges, 10th Annual Florida Liability Claims Conference in Orlando, June 2006.

Adjunct Professor at the University of Central Florida, 1996-1997, teaching Evidence, Legal Research, and Legal Writing.

Membership

Florida Bar 1994.

District of Columbia March 2009.

U.S. District Court for the Southern Districts 1995.

U.S. District Court for the Middle Districts 1995.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit 2005.

The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section.

The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section Outreach Committee, 2005-2006.

The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section Publications Committee, 2005-2006.

The Florida Bar, Appellate Practice Section Legislation Committee, 2005-2006.

The Florida Bar, Editorial Board Committee Member for Bar Journal and News, 2003-present.

Palm Beach County Bar Association.

Palm Beach County Appellate Practice Committee, 2005-2007.

Palm Beach County Bench and Bar Sub-committee, 2005.

Palm Beach County Special Needs of Children Committee; 2005-present.

Florida Defense Lawyers Association.

Past Battered Women’s Clemency Project Pro Bono Attorney, 1997.

American Heart Association, Board of Directors, 1997.