Julia Smeds Roth

Julia Smeds Roth: Attorney with Eyster, Key, Tubb, Roth, Middleton & Adams, LLP AV stamp icon
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Julia Smeds Roth, is an Eyster, Key, Tubb, Roth, Middleton & Adams, LLP partner, with over 30 years of litigation experience. Ms. Roth's experience is focused primarily in the area of family law, elder law, wills and estate planning, and litigation. Prior to joining EysterKey in 2008, she served as Jefferson County, Alabama's County Conservator and Guardian. She has also had substantial experience in other complex litigation, including class actions. She was the court appointed facilitator in In re Managed Care, MDL1334, Southern District of Florida. Ms. Roth has been involved throughout her career in professional services and activities. She is the Chair of the Client Security Task Force of the Alabama State Bar to evaluate the fund and to make recommendations regarding its funding. She also serves as the Secretary of the University of Alabama Law Foundation, and has served as a board member for a number of years. The Foundation assists the University of Alabama Law School with its fund raising and support. In the past, from 1986 to 1992, Ms. Roth served as special counsel to the Alabama House of Representatives, Judiciary Committee. She also served as a Law Clerk to The Honorable Sam C. Pointer, Jr., Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Alabama. She is a life-long Alabama resident, married with three children.

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Probate and Estate Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Environmental Litigation
  • Class Actions
  • Health Care

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
256-353-6761  Phone
University Attended:
University of Alabama, B.A., with honors, 1973
Law School Attended:
University of Alabama, J.D., 1977
Year of First Admission:
U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama; U.S. District Court, Middle District of Alabama and U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth and Eleventh Circuits; 1980, District of Columbia; 1977, Alabama; U.S. Supreme Court
Alabama State Bar; District of Columbia Bar; American Bar Association.
Birth Information:
Fort Benning, Georgia, June 26, 1951
Compliance Dispute Facilitator for Aetna and CIGNA settlements in In Re Managed Care, MDL 1334, 2004-2006, in the United States District Court, Southern District of Florida.
Payment Information:
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates

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  • 4.5/5.0 (13 reviews)
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    Decatur, AL
    Eyster Building , 402 East Moulton Street, S.E. , P.O. Box 1607
    Decatur, AL 35602

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