Julie Curran Gerock
Julie Curran Gerock is a partner with Maddox & Gerock, P.C., in Falls Church, Virginia. Julie is licensed to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, and North Carolina. She has been a family law attorney since 1999, representing her clients in complex cases, including equitable distribution, spousal and child support, child custody, visitation, relocation, and international family law cases.
Julie is known for her trial skills and while she is a zealous advocate within the courtroom, she strongly believes that most cases should be resolved outside the courtroom. In addition to litigation, she regularly represents clients through mediation and negotiation, using creativity and outside the box thinking to help her clients resolve difficult cases.
Julie also acts as a mediator for parties wishing to resolve their matters outside of court and is a Virginia Supreme Court Certified Mediator.
She has been recognized as a Best Lawyer in America for Family Law; one of DC's Best Divorce Lawyers by Washingtonian Magazine; named by Virginia Lawyers Weekly as an Influential Woman in the Law in 2019; recognized in the Top 50 Women Attorneys' list and Top 100 Lawyers list by Virginia and DC Super Lawyers; named as a Top Lawyer by Northern Virginia Magazine; and she is AV Preeminent peer-review rated through Martindale-Hubble, the highest rating, to include receiving the Judicial Edition AV Preeminent rating.
Julie is an active member of the Virginia State Bar, Fairfax County Bar Association (FBA), International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), Virginia Trial Lawyers Association (VTLA) and American Bar Association. She has served on a number of committees, including: the executive committee of the Fairfax Law Foundation previously serving as past-President; IAFL Dispute Resolution Committee; co-chair of the FBA Law Practice Management Section; the Fairfax Circuit Court Committee; the FBA Young Lawyers Board; and the FBA Judicial Screening Committee.
She is most active with the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association to include as a Governor At Large on the Board of Governors, chair of the Education committee, past chair of the Family Law section, past Chair of the Women's Caucus, past co-chair of the Membership committee, the Judicial Screening committee, the Budget & Finance committee, and the Convention Committee. She also serves on the Virginia Family Law Coalition which seeks to review and propose legislation important to family law.
Areas Of Practice
- Child Support
- Collaborative Law
- Custody & Visitation
- Equitable Distribution
- International Family Law
- Spousal Support
- North Carolina, 1999
- District of Columbia, 2006
- Virginia, 2006
- Boston College Law School, Newton, Massachusetts
- J.D. - 1998
- University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
- B.A. - 1994
- Major: Marine Affairs
- Minor: Business and Secondary Education