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Our practice is devoted almost exclusively to estates, trust and probate law.  Whether your estate is modest or you are a high net worth individual, we welcome the opportunity to assist in your estate planning needs, trust administration, probate or litigation need.



My best.


Julia Burt






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Practice Areas


  1. Estate Planning: 40%
  2. Probate: 35%
  3. Trusts: 20%
  4. Corporate & Incorporation: 5%



Free Consultation (15 minutes)

Payment Types:

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Attorney Endorsements

3 total 

  • Heidi Richert Clerc

    I endorse this lawyer. Julia is an excellent attorney that goes above and beyond for her clients.


    Heidi Clerc Estate Planning Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

  • Anthony Capobianco

    I have worked with Julia on several occasions, and she has represented me on personal matters. I highly recommend her for any and all estate planning issues. The fact that she also is a CPA makes her an invaluable resource on estate planning matters.


    Anthony Capobianco Litigation Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact Info

Burt & Associates

73-200 El Paseo
Suite 1B
Palm Desert, CA, 92260



Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Top Lawers 2014Palm Springs Life Magazine2014
Top Lawyers 2013Palm Springs Life Magazine2013
Top Lawyers 2012Palm Springs Life Magazine2012
Certified Specialist - Estate Planning, Trust and Probate LawState Bar of California2012
Top Lawyers 2011Palm Springs Life Magazine2011
Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorCalifornia Desert Trial Academy of Law2015 - Present
PartnerBurt & Associates2006 - Present
AttorneyPorter Simon2002 - 2006
Manager- Litigation ConsultingPrice Waterhouse & Co.1985 - 1992
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Old Town Artisan StudioBoard of Directors2009 - Present
Desert Cancer FoundationVice President2009 - Present
Eisenhower Planned Giving CouncilMember2006 - 2012
Tahoe-Truckee Bar AssociationPresident2004 - 2005
Boys and Girls Club of North Lake TahoeBoard of Directors2002 - 2005
California CPA Since 1989CPA1989 - Present
California Socirty of CPACalifornia Society of CPA1989 - Present
American Institure of CPAAmerican Institute of CPA1989 - Present
Beta Alpha PsiPresident1984 - 1985
Desert Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Publication NameTitleDate
Palm Springs Estate Planning BlogEstate Planning Lessons from the Rich and Famous2014
Julia Burt Law BlogJulia Burt Law Blog2010
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western State University College of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Wisconsin, MadisonN/ABA - Bachelor of ArtsN/A
Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Sun City Pet Lovers ClubEstate Planning and Pet Trusts2013
60 Minute UniversityEstate, Trusts and Probate Planning2009