Julia Dalzell

Julia Dalzell’s practice focuses primarily on professional liability and business litigation. Julia also has civil litigation experience in a variety of matters and has participated in the defense of individuals, businesses, insurance carriers, and other professionals. Julia handles all aspects and stages of litigation including pleading, discovery, and complex dispositive motions.

Julia Dalzell obtained her Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Diego School of Law in 2018. While in law school, Julia worked as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office, Civil Division of the Southern District of California and as an intern with the Honorable William V. Gallo for the United States District Court, Southern District of California. Julia was recognized for her time committed to Pro Bono work during law school. Julia also served as Lead Articles Editor on the San Diego Law Review and published her own student works in competitive law journals.

Prior to law school, Julia attended The Pennsylvania State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a Minor in Psychology.

Affiliations +-

  • Lawyers Club of San Diego
  • San Diego County Bar Association
  • State Bar of California

Education +-

  • University of San Diego School of Law (J.D., 2018)
  • The Pennsylvania State University (B.A., 2015)

Publications +-

  • Julia Dalzell & Caitlin Jones, “The Price of Incivility: When the Lawyer’s Unprofessional Behavior Has Consequences for the Client and Potential Malpractice Consequences for the Lawyer,” San Diego Defense Lawyers Newsletter (Summer, 2020)
  • Julia Dalzell, “Mediation Confidentiality Standards Even Stricter in Light of New California Evidence Code Section 1129: What Attorneys and Insurers Should Know About the Changes,” San Diego Defense Lawyers Newsletter (Fall, 2019)

11622 El Camino Real, #300
San Diego, CA 92130
Tel: (858) 755-8500
Fax: (858) 755-8504

Tel: (858) 704-7106
Fax: (858) 755-8504
jdalzell@pettitkohn.com

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