Juliette “Julie” Koves was born and raised in Rochester, Minnesota. She received her undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Florida and received her Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Florida College of Law.  During Julie’s diverse career, she has worked as a felony probation officer, prosecutor, traffic court hearing officer, legal research and writing instructor at the undergraduate and law school level, attorney ad litem, guardian ad litem attorney and GAL volunteer, public defender and director of program development for a non-profit company.  From April 2012 to April 2013, Julie worked as a Justice Advisor in Afghanistan where she helped to train Afghan judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and police officers.  She became the Herat Team Leader and supervised nine Afghan staff and up to three international staff and worked closely with Afghan and international agencies.  She is currently a member of the Juvenile Rules Committee and has served on three Florida Bar committees over the last seventeen years, serving as a Vice Chair twice.

Julie is admitted to practice in Florida and is a certified family mediator and certified arbitrator.

Bar Admissions

  • All Florida State Courts
  • Florida Bar Association, Member
    • Florida Bar Juvenile Committee, Member
    • Florida Bar Pre-Paid Legal Services Committee, Former Member
    • Florida Bar Juvenile Court Rules Committee, Former Member
    • Florida Bar Delinquency Sub-Committee, Former Vice Chair
    • Florida Bar Traffic Court Rules Committee, Former Member and Vice Chair
    • Florida Bar Former Mediator
  • Orange County Bar Association, Member
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Former Executive Board Member
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, Former Board Member
  • Central Florida Association for Women Lawyers, State Representative

Education

University of Florida College of Law

  • Juris Doctor – 1992

University of Florida

  • Bachelor of the Arts – 1987

Awards & Recognition

  • Certified Avatar Master Professional

Committed to our clients for more than 40 years.