Juliana Smith

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

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 studying International Environmental law, Psychology of Law, Mediation and Negotiation (first class Honours) subjects as part of her Master  of Law.

Juliana also qualified as a Midwife at The Royal Women’s Hospital, Melbourne and was a Clinical Nurse Consultant in the areas of Oncology and Chemotherapy.

An active member of the Bendigo Law Association Committee for 11 years, Juliana has held the role of President of the Bendigo Law Association for the past 4 years and is the Law Institute of Victoria representative on the the Law Council of Australia Rural Regional and Remote Lawyers Committee.

Juliana is a member of the Law Institute of Victoria and Law Council of Australia (Family Law division).

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.

JSLaw is at the forefront of providing confidential 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.

Originally from Western Victoria, Juliana competed at international level in equestrian horse trials (3 Day Event) and is a keen trail runner and bike rider.

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