Julia’s practice includes all nature of family law disputes — including separation, divorce, and property division, as well as custody and access issues, and mediated solutions. She graduated with both a Bachelor of Arts in 1988 and a Master of Social Work in 1994 from the University of Toronto. She earned her Bachelor of Laws from Dalhousie University in 2003 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2004.
She entered private practice after working for seven years as in-house counsel with The Office of the Children’s Lawyer. Since entering into private practice, Julia remains a highly trusted and valued member of the OCL’s outside counsel panel. Julia’s clients come to her from all walks of life, and her practice includes a substantial number of referrals both from satisfied clients and family law practitioners alike who recognize Julia’s tremendous talents — both as an effective negotiator and as a fearless advocate.
Julia Tremain brings a settlement focus to her work at all times.
She is a passionate and devoted lawyer who helps her clients set
realistic and practical settlement goals. Julia listens to her clients needs, and then tailors her approach to their situation.
Julia's position is to remain reasonable, always looking for a possible settlement through her strong embrace of alternative dispute resolution methods. However she never rules out litigation if it’s required.
Julia is highly regarded and successful in her field both by satisfied clients who continuously sing her praises and refer her services, and by fellow members of the family law bar.