Owen & Owens is pleased to announce that Senior Attorney Julie M. Cillo has been elected as the President-Elect of the Richmond Bar Association for the 2022-2023 year. Ms. Cillo has been an active leader in many RBA roles since 2006. The Richmond Bar Association is committed to serving the bench, bar, and legal community in a variety of ways. Through its sections and events, the RBA strives to promote the administration of justice, to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing profession, and to provide ongoing opportunities for comradery among its members.
Julie Cillo brings 25 years of experience in family law to serve the clients of Owen & Owens, where she focuses her practice on divorce, equitable distribution, child custody, child support, alimony, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements, and other domestic relations issues. Julie is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and one of only 55 Fellows in Virginia. AAML Fellows are recognized by judges and attorneys as leading family law practitioners with a high level of knowledge, skill and integrity. She is an assertive litigator, skilled negotiator, and experienced collaborative law attorney. Julie has also served for many years in leadership positions with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association where she has been a member of both the Board of Governors and the Family Law Coalition and previously served as Chair of the Family Law Section. Julie is also an active member of the Metro Richmond Family Bar Association where she previously served as president, the Richmond Bar Association, and the Henrico Bar Association. Julie is highly regarded by her peers and others in the legal community; she is a frequent lecturer and author for programs throughout Virginia for attorneys on family law, divorce and custody matters. For the past nine years, she has been listed in Virginia Business magazine’s Legal Elite in the domestic relations category. Since 2008, she has been named to Virginia Super Lawyers. She has earned the added distinction of being named repeatedly one of the Top 50 Women Attorneys in Virginia since 2015, one of top 100 lawyers in Virginia and one of the top 50 lawyers in Richmond.
Owen & Owens PLC was founded on the premise that every client matters. Partners W. Joseph Owen III, Mary Burkey Owens, Samuel J. Kaufman, along with senior attorney Julie M. Cillo, and associates Lindsay Dugan, Craig Mehall, Bennette H. Sharpe IV, Danielle Mehall, Jordana Kaufman, Mallory Brennan and Wyatt Taylor are interested in people first, not simply their legal issues.
The attorneys at Owen & Owens PLC are experienced in handling all types of matters including family law matters such as divorce, custody, visitation, child support, spousal support, property settlement agreements, prenuptial agreements and adoption as well as estate planning. Owen & Owens is committed to effective, reliable and personal service. If you or someone you know is in need of legal representation, the attorneys at Owen & Owens are prepared to represent you in your time of need.