Julia Smeds Roth
Partner
jroth@eysterkey.com
T. 256-353-6761
F. 256-353-5224
402 East Moulton Street
Decatur, AL 35602
Education
University of Alabama (JD, 1977)
University of Alabama (BA, 1973 (with honors)

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, wills and estate planning, and litigation. 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. She is a registered divorce mediator.

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 Vice-President of the 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 of the law school. She serves on the United Way Campaign Committee.

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 with three children. She is married to Nicholas B. Roth, a partner in the Eyster Key law firm.

Professional and Community Activities
  • Alabama State Bar, Chair, Client Security Task Force
  • Alabama State Bar, Chair, Client Security Fund Committee
  • Alabama Law Institute, Executive Committee
  • Admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court, the District of Columbia, the U.S. District Court in the Northern District, Middle District, and Southern District.
  • Blackburn Institute, Advisory Board 1986 to Present.
  • Alabama Girls State - Counselor and Adviser, 1986 to Present
  • Vice-President, University of Alabama Law Foundation Board of Directors

Legal Assistant
Kristy Kellick, Legal Assistant
Kristy@EysterKey.com
256-353-6761