Julia Ward

Staff Attorney

Julia Ward is a Staff Attorney in the Domestic Violence/Family Law Unit. Julia represents survivors of domestic violence in civil protection order cases and family law matters.

Prior to joining Legal Aid in November 2019, Julia worked for two years at the DC Affordable Law Firm, where she primarily represented clients in domestic violence and family law matters. While at DCALF, Julia also represented clients in immigration matters, including asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U-visas, naturalization, and family/spouse petitions.

Julia received her LL.M. degree from Georgetown University Law Center in 2018. She graduated with her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center in 2017, where she also received a Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies. While at Georgetown, Julia was a Blume Public Interest Scholar and a student attorney and research assistant in the Center for Applied Legal Studies asylum law clinic. Prior to coming to Georgetown, Julia was a Fulbright scholar in Namibia, where she focused her research and work on domestic violence legal issues.

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LL.M., Georgetown University Law Center
J.D., Georgetown University Law Center
B.A., Elizabethtown College


Email: jward@legalaiddc.org
Phone: (202) 661-5944
Fax: (202) 727-2132


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