Julia L. Bergstrom

Julia L. Bergstrom


Primary Office: San Diego, CA
Phone: 619-233-1600

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Ms. Bergstrom is a Partner practicing out of the San Diego, California office.  Prior to joining KNCH, Julia was a founder and partner in the firm of Palumbo Bergstrom with offices in San Diego and Orange County.  As part of her litigation defense practice, she represents many of the world’s largest companies and public institutions.  Julia has been licensed in California for more than 30 years and is also licensed in Colorado and Arizona. 

Julia’s practice focuses on construction, real estate, financing litigation, insurance coverage, medical, liability and insurance casualty cases. She is outside counsel for some of the largest home builders and insurance companies in California, Colorado and Arizona, and has represented her clients in commercial and residential housing claims, architectural and soil cases, water intrusion, mold, pipe failures and toxic gas emissions claims, including class action claims.

Julia has been a lecturer at industry conferences on the representation of builders and developers on issues involving insurance, real estate and construction litigation.  Julia received her Juris Doctorate from Willamette University College of Law in 1983, and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Loma Linda University and is a State of California Registered Nurse.  Julia lives in North San Diego County with her husband and two children. 


  • Loma Linda University, 1980- B.S. Nursing
  • Willamette University, College of Law, 1983- J.D.

States Licensed to Practice

  • State Bar of California, 1984
  • State Bar of Colorado, 2007
  • State Bar of Arizona, 2015
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California

Professional Associations

  • California Bar Association
  • Colorado Bar Association
  • Arizona Bar Association
  • Orange County Bar Association

Areas of Practice

  • Business Litigation
  • Construction Litigation
  • General Legal Defense