Julianne Stokes

Julianne has extensive experience in the dissolution of complex marital estates and the resolution of high conflict custody cases. In the courtroom, she has established a reputation for delivering highly effective litigation strategies. While Julianne is a zealous advocate for each of her clients, she prides herself on managing each client’s expectations, remaining results-focused, and being a good steward of her clients’ financial resources. As a certified Family Court mediator, she excels at helping families achieve their objectives while avoiding the expense and emotional toll of protracted litigation. She is the moderator and course planner for the South Carolina Bar’s annual Guardian ad Litem seminar, which focuses on the advocacy and protection of vulnerable children across the state.
Julianne has been named a Super Lawyer Rising Star for multiple years in the area of family law. She has also been featured in Charleston Business Magazine as well as Legal Elite of the Lowcountry, and she appeared on CourtTV in October 2021. She also serves on the South Carolina Fee Disputes Resolution Board.
After graduating with honors from Presbyterian College in Clinton, South Carolina, Julianne received her J.D. from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in 2006. Julianne is a past Trustee and current Ruling Elder at James Island Presbyterian Church. She previously served on the Board of Directors for James Island Charter High School.
Outside of her active law practice, you will find Julianne with her three children, working out at boot camp, relaxing at Kiawah Island, trying new restaurants in Charleston, and traveling as frequently as her schedule allows.





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