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Attorney Profile

Denton Divorce and Family Law Attorney

Julia Kerestinejuliakerestine

Solo Practitioner
Denton, Texas

Julia Kerestine, founder of the KERESTINE LAW FIRM, is a family law attorney who has practiced law since 1984. She is a Texas native, born and raised in Denton County, who is also licensed to practiced law in Colorado and Georgia.

Julia has worked for large law firms in her 27 years of practice, litigating and practicing alternate dispute resolution. She has facilitated over 1500 mediation sessions and is also specially trained in elder mediation collaborative law.

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Distinguished Mediator, Texas Mediator Credentialing Association, 2010

Bar Admissions

  • Georgia, 1984
  • Colorado, 1987
  • Texas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas, 1989
  • U.S. District Court District of Colorado
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 10th Circuit


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. – 1984
    • Law Review: Journal of Int’l and Comparative Law, Editorial Board, Editor and Contributor, 1983 – 1984
  • University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    • B.F.A cum laude – 1979
    • Major: Art History

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • State Bar of Texas, Family Law and Alternate Dispute Resolution Sections
  • State Bar of Texas Family Law Foundation, Legislative Committee, 2010 – 2011
  • Collaborative Law Institute of Texas, 2008 – 2011
  • Denton County Bar Association, Director, 2010 – Present
  • Denton County Bar Association, CLE Director, 2011 – Present
  • Denton County Collaborative Professionals, Board of Directors, 2009

Pro Bono Activities

  • Denton County ADR Program – Volunteer Mediator, 2006 – 2011

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