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Julie Ann Sombathy

Professional Experience:

Founding Partner     2019                 The Sombathy Law Firm, P.A.

Partner                      2012- 2019       Isler & Sombathy, P.A.

Partner                      1998- 2011       Isler, Sombathy & Sombathy, P.A

Associate Attorney  1994- 1998       Charles S. Isler & Associates, P.A.

Owner                       2001- 2011       Isler & Associates Title, Inc.

Owner                       2008- date        Sombathy Investments, LLC

Professional Qualifications:

Member, Florida Bar, September 1994 to date.

Member, Bar of the U.S. District Court, Northern District of Florida, January 1997 to date.

Member, Bar of the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, April 1999 to date.

Professional Associations:

Member, Bay County Bar Association, 1994 to date.

Associate, St. Andrew Bay Inns of Court, 1995-1997.

Barrister, St. Andrew Bay Inns of Court, 2001- 2009.

Member, Judicial Nominating Commission for the 14th Judicial Circuit, 2000- 2006.

Legal Practice and Accomplishments:

My practice is a general practice with particular attention to the areas of Probate, Probate Litigation, Wills, Trusts, Estates, General Civil Litigation, Business Litigation and Transactions, Construction Litigation, and Real Property Litigation and Transactions, including Title Insurance and Closings.  

Qualified as Expert Witness on Homestead Law and Real Estate Closing Procedures, Cuny v. Regions, Case No. 2008-CA 2754, 1st Judicial Circuit,  Escambia County, Florida (jury trial).

Panama City News Herald Reader's Choice Best of Bay 2003, 2004, 2005 and 2006


Bachelor of Arts, Summa Cum Laude, Troy State University, Troy, Alabama, 1991.  I earned a liberal arts degree with a major in English and minors in History and Physics. While in college, I received several academic awards, attended the English Speaking Union Annual Conference at Oriel College, Oxford on behalf of my university and was a finalist for the Alabama nomination for the Rhodes Scholarship in 1991.

Juris Doctor, Magna Cum Laude, Cumberland School of Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 1994.  I was a member of Law Review, served as a Cordell Hull Teaching Fellow, and was inducted into the membership of Curia Honoris upon graduation.

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