Judith A. Williams is a recognized mediator and collaborative law attorney with 15 years of experience in all areas of family law. She has been a Panel Attorney on the Orange County Juvenile Dependency Court for 7 years, representing adoptions, foster children, and guardianships. In 2009, Judy was named one of Orange County’s Top Lawyers by OC Magazine.
Judy’s mission with The Center for Mediated Divorce (CMD) is to help clients amicably resolve disputes out of court and avoid the severe financial and emotional costs associated with lengthy litigation. Judy understands the needs of families facing divorce, as well as the potentially devastating impact it can have on children. Her decision to not do litigation supports her motto for CMD, “A Place for Peaceful Solutions”.
As the managing attorney at the Center for Mediated Divorce, Irvine lawyer Judy Williams compassionately helps people resolve their issues in a divorce without having to go to court. Since 1996, she has been practicing as an attorney. Ms. Williams previously served as president and board member of the Orange County Women Lawyers Association. For a number of years, she was a Panel Attorney for the Orange County Juvenile Dependency Court. Attorney Williams presently maintains a 9.5 Superb Avvo Rating. Contact her firm today to arrange for a consultation.
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Judith Williams is an outstanding Attorney and Mediator. She can settle even the most difficult cases and both parties (especially their children) come out winners both financially and emotionally. You will save so much money mediating your divorce with Attorney Williams by avoiding the high cost of litigation. She's the most patient, warm and competent attorney I know in this area of practice. If she cannot settle your case no one can!
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|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2010||01/09/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top Lawyer||Orange County Metro Magazine||2009|
|Remarkable Woman Award||National Association of Women Business Owners||2004|
|Wiley Award||The Public Law Center of Orange County||1998|
|Attorney of the Year||The Public Law Center of Orange County||1997|
|Panel attorney, Juvenile Dependency Court||Orange County Superior Court||2005 - Present|
|President||Sylvan Learning Centers/Memphis||1984 - 2007|
|Elementary teacher||School systems in Illinois, N.M. Texas, and Md.||1964 - 1970|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Orange County Women Lawyers Association||President||2004 - 2005|
|Orange County Women Lawyers Association||Board of Directors||2001 - Present|
|Orange County Barristers||Member||1999 - Present|
|American Bar Association||Member||1998 - Present|
|Family Law Section, Community Service Committee||Member||1997 - 2000|
|Orange County Barristers||Board of Directors||1996 - 2000|
|William P. Gray Legion Lex||Member||N/A|
|California Continuing Education of the Bar (CEB)||Guardianships & Conservatorships||2005|
|Whittier College School of Law||N/A||Master of Education||1965|
|University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign||English||Other - Bachelors||1963|
|University of Illinois College of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||N/A|
|Whittier Law School||Family Law Practice||2000|
|Public Law Center||Basics of Adoption||1998|