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Julia L. Covello

Julia L. Covello


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Areas of Focus:

Ms. Covello is an associate with a focus on state and federal court civil litigation, including business and real estate litigation, probate and trust litigation, and other commercial and contractual disputes.  As a member of Berliner Cohen’s Litigation Practice Group, Ms. Covello assists clients in all aspects of litigation, including pre-litigation investigation and resolution, discovery, motions practice, mediation, arbitration, and trial preparation.  Prior to joining Berliner Cohen, Ms. Covello represented corporate clients and individuals in state and federal litigation matters in various areas of law, including antitrust, trade secret, and contractual disputes, among others.


  • Born in Seattle, Washington
  • Enjoys cooking, classic rock, skiing, traveling, and hiking

Professional Admissions

  • State Bar of California
  • United States District Court, Northern District of California

Activities / Memberships

  • Santa Clara County Bar Association

Academic Positions

  • Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Staff Editor, 2018-2019
  • UC Hastings College of Law Teaching Assistant
    • Legal Research and Writing, 2018-2020
    • Appellate Advocacy, 2019
  • UC Hastings College of Law Moot Court Board Member, 2019-2020
  • UC Hastings College of Law Moot Court Alumni Coach, 2021-2022


  • University of California, Hastings College of Law (UC Law SF), cum laude, J.D., 2020
    • CEB Award Recipient for Excellence in Legal Research and Writing, 2018
  • University of Chicago, B.A., Political Science, 2014
    • NFCA All-American Scholar Athlete, Softball, 2011-2014
    • Women’s Athletic Association Award Selection Committee, Alumni Member, 2018-2023