Julie A. Jones

Julie A. Jones

Julie is a founding partner of Brierton, Jones & Jones, LLP. She has been practicing law for nearly 38 years in the areas of probate, trusts, estate planning, and estate and gift taxation. Julie is a Specialist in Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Law certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization.

Areas of Practice


  • State Bar of California, December 1985
  • U.S District Court, Southern District of California, December 1985


  • University of San Diego School of Law - Juris Doctor, May 1985
    • Magna Cum Laude
    • San Diego Law Review - Executive Comments Editor - 1984-1985
    • Student Instructor of Law - Torts, Property
    • American Jurisprudence Awards in Property, Torts, Constitutional Law and Bankruptcy
    • Corpus Juris Secundum Award for Legal Scholarship
    • Phi Alpha Delta
  • Shippensburg University - Bachelor of Arts, May 1974
    • Social Welfare Major, emphasis on Gerontology
    • Highest Honors
    • Kappa Delta Pi Honorary Scholastic Fraternity


  • California Lawyers Association
    • Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
  • San Diego County Bar Association
    • Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section
      • Co-Chairperson, 1993-1994
      • Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee, 1994
    • Elder Law Section
  • Probate Attorneys of San Diego
  • Estate Planning Council of San Diego
  • La Jolla Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law Section, 1987 - 2013

Presentations, Publications, and Lectures

  • Lecturer, California Continuing Education of the Bar, Fundamentals of Estate Administration, 1995
  • Lecturer, Fundamentals of Postmortem Trust Administration, 1999, 2000


  • Certified Specialist in Estate Planning, Trust and Probate Law, The State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization, 1996 – Present
  • Mediator Certificate, San Diego Mediation Center, 2002


  • San Diego Super Lawyers
    • Estate Planning & Probate, 2009 - 2023

Let Us Represent You

When you need a probate, trust, and estate attorney who will listen, offer solutions, and help you solve your problem, Brierton, Jones & Jones, LLP is here for you.

(619) 696-7066