Juliana Smith

For more than a decade Juliana has practiced  primarily in the areas of Family Law, Criminal Law and Family Violence/ Intervention Order matters.

As an Australian qualified lawyer Juliana has a Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Law, Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and is currently completing a Master of Law at Melbourne University.

Juliana has completed International Environmental law, Negotiation and Mediation subjects as part of her Master  of Law which she aims to complete in 2021.  Juliana also qualified as a Midwife at The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne.

Juliana is current President of the Bendigo Law Association.

An experienced lawyer who recognises that the social, emotional and financial impact of family or criminal law matters can last a lifetime, Juliana has a commitment to providing comprehensive service to clients and regularly assists parties in complex and challenging circumstances.

Many family law matters can be settled by negotiation or mediation. This process requires expertise, respect and sensitivity.

JS Law is at the forefront of providing family law and criminal law professional legal services. Juliana has relentlessly and passionately worked to build a reputable practice known as JSLaw.

Juliana’s diverse background provides her with a variety of interpersonal and business skills that combine to provide clients with a unique legal service. Juliana has experience as a family and criminal lawyer and is available to see clients in Bendigo, Woodend, Macedon Ranges and surrounding areas.

A Macedon Ranges resident of more than 25 years, Juliana is a dedicated, determined and compassionate local solicitor who has built up a successful local law practice and regularly provides support to local community events. Juliana is a member of the Woodend Cemetery Trust.

JS Law regularly mentors local secondary school and university students to gain work experience and inside knowledge of what happens in a busy law firm day to day.

Juliana has been an active member of the Bendigo Law Association for more than 10 years as well as a member of the Committee for approximately eight years. As well as being current President, Juliana has held executive roles on the Bendigo Law Association Committee for many years. Juliana is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Law Council of Australia (Family Law division).

Originally from Western Victoria, Juliana competed at international level in equestrian horse trials and is a keen trail runner and bike rider. She has a unique background combining two degrees, a Bachelor of Nursing and Bachelor of Laws, to provide technical legal expertise with the understanding and support clients need during difficult times.

Juliana is backed by a comprehensive and experienced team who collectively have more than 50 years’ experience in family law and criminal law in Woodend, Bendigo and metropolitan Melbourne.

  • Position:Principal Lawyer
  • Qualifications:BN (MID) LLB GDLP
  • Telephone:0354441181
  • Email:reighan@jslaw.com.au