About Julia Wyda

As a Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law, Ms. Wyda concentrates her practice in all areas of marital and family law, including dissolution of marriage, paternity, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, cohabitation agreements, and child dependency.

Ms. Wyda is an active member of the legal community and currently serves as President of the Palm Beach County Bar Association.  She is also a member of the Florida Bar’s Family Law Section, currently serving on the Marital and Family Law Board Certification Review Course Committee and previously serving on the Executive Council and as Chair of the Publications Committee from 2015-2017 and Co-Chair of the CLE Committee from 2011-2013.

AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Ms. Wyda has received numerous recognitions for her legal work, including receiving the Florida Bar Family Law Section’s Rising Star award two years in a row and has been repeatedly selected for inclusion in Super LawyersRising Stars Edition, 2010-2011, 2013-2021.  She has also been recognized as a “Top Up & Comer” by South Florida Legal Guide and as a “Legal Elite Up & Comer” by Florida Trend Magazine.

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Accomplishments

AV Preeminent® rated by Martindale-Hubbell, 2018-Present

Professional Excellence Award Honoree, On the Rise, by the Daily Business Review, 2020

Florida Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine, 2010-2011, 2013-2021

Top Up & Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2019-2020

Executive Council Service Award, Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2016-2017

Above & Beyond Award, Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2013-2014

Rising Star Award, Florida Bar Family Law Section, 2011-2012, 2012-2013

Legal Elite Up & Comer, Florida Trend Magazine, 2011

Memberships

The Florida Bar, Family Law Section, Member

  • Marital & Family Law Board Certification Review Course, Co-Chair, 2021-Present
  • Co-Chair of the Trial Advocacy Workshop scheduled for 2023
  • Past Member of the Executive Council
  • Past Chair of the Publications Committee, 2015-2017
  • Past Co-Chair of the CLE Committee, 2011-2013

Palm Beach County Bar Association, President, 2021-2022

  • Board of Directors, Member, 2013-Present
  • Young Lawyers Section, Past President, 2013-2014

South Palm Beach County Bar Association, Member

  • Professionalism Committee, Member, 2018-2020

South Palm Beach County Collaborative Law Group, Member

  • Secretary, 2015-2018

Publications

“Ethics and Professionalism in Today’s Social Media World,” South Palm Beach County Bar Association’s The Advocate, Fall 2019

“South County Courthouse Nursing Room,” Palm Beach County Bar Association Bulletin, May 2019

“Bitcoin Basics for the Family Law Practitioner,” The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2016

“Stripping Metadata from Documents to be E-Filed,” The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2015

“The United States Supreme Court Recognizes Same-Sex Marriage as a Constitutional Right,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, 2015

“Collaborative Divorce: A New Approach to Dissolving Marriages in Florida,” Brinkley Morgan Legal Talk Blog, 2015

“For‘get’ About It!” (A History of the Current Status of Gets, Jewish Divorce Decrees, as Recognized by Florida Courts)”, The Florida Bar Family Law Section Commentator, 2011

Speaking Engagements

Moderator, “Administrative Orders Regarding Civil Differentiated Case Management Plans in the Fifteenth Judicial Circuit,” Palm Beach County Bar Association, July 9, 2021

Panelist, “The Impact of COVID-19 on the Interaction Between the Attorney and Paralegal in Court or Mediation,” Palm Beach County Bar Association, March 24, 2021

Moderator, “Ethics and Professionalism Issues Online and in Social Media Settings,” Palm Beach County Bar Association, October 22, 2020

Moderator, “How COVID-19 is Effecting our Family and Juvenile Divisions,” Palm Beach County Bar Association Town Hall, May 15, 2020

Presenter, “Family Law Appeals,” Palm Beach County Bar Association’s The Basics of Family Law You Thought You Already Knew CLE Seminar, 2015

Presenter, “Child Support Modification,” Palm Beach County Bar Association’s Post-Judgment Issues CLE Seminar, 2014

Family Law Panelist, “The Intersection of Probate and Family Issues, Domestic Partnership Agreements, and Collaborative Law,” Palm Beach County Chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers’ Family Law Survival Kit: Key Things Every Attorney Should Know Seminar, 2014

Ethics Panelist, The Florida Bar’s Practicing with Professionalism Seminar, 2013

Presenter, “Family Law Appeals,” Foxmoor Continuing Education’s First Annual Family Law Conference, 2013

Certification

Florida Bar Board Certified Specialist in Marital and Family Law

Admissions

Florida

Education

University of Miami, Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, 2003

Washington and Lee University School of Law, Juris Doctor, 2006