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Languages spoken: English, Korean

Practice areas


  1. Civil Rights: 70%
  2. Wrongful Death: 20%
  3. Criminal Defense: 10%

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  • James Nelson Dicks

    This attorney works very hard for the client and keeps up with the law by attending legal seminars to assist them in this regard. I endorse this attorney.


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  • Catherine J Kowalewski

    Julia is a smart, hardworking, dedicated lawyer, who is well respected within the San Diego legal community. I would not hesitate to recommend her to any client searching for a civil rights or criminal defense attorney.


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Contact info

Iredale and Yoo, APC

105 West F Street Fourth Floor
San Diego, CA, 92101

105 West F Street
4th Floor
San Diego, CA, 92101



We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerSuperLawyers2015
Best Law Firms in AmericaUS News and World Report2015
Preeminent AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2014
Top LawyersSan Diego Magazine2014
Best Law Firms in AmericaU.S. News and World Report2014
Top LawyersSan Diego Magazine2013
Preeminent AV ratingMartindale-Hubbell2013
Best Law Firms in AmericaU.S. News and World Report2013
Best Law Firms in AmericaU.S. News and World Report2012
Best Law Firms in AmericaU.S news and World Report2011
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Adjunct ProfessorThomas Jefferson School Of Law2013 - Present
PartnerIredale and Yoo2002 - Present
legal directorLaw Center for Women Prisoners1998 - 2002
Association namePosition nameDuration
Girls Think TankCo-chair of the advisory board2014 - Present
National Police Accountability ProjectBoard of Directors2013 - Present
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2013 - Present
American Civil Liberties UnionMember2005 - Present
National Lawyers GuildMember1998 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Bryan v. MacPhersonNinth Circuit decision on the use of the Taser
Pizarro v. Aban2,200,000.00
Doe v. DOC330,000.00
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of Colorado School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor1998
Wellesley CollegeN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1992
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Panel on Civil RightsWhere is Justice: Ferguson: self defense or civil offense?2014
National Lawyers GuildChanging the police narrative2014
National Lawyers GuildRights of Incarcerated People2008