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Julian F. Alwill

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Top Rated Employment Litigation Attorney in Santa Barbara, CA

Rothschild & Alwill, APC
817 Garden Street, Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: 805-695-2827
Fax: 805-456-0132
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022
Licensed in California Since: 2008
Practice Areas: Employment Litigation: Plaintiff, Civil Rights
Languages Spoken: English, Spanish
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Attorney Profile

Attorney Julian F. Alwill is a partner at the Santa Barbara law firm of Rothschild & Alwill, APC. At the well-known and highly respected employment law firm, Mr. Alwill represents both employees and employers who live and work in Santa Barbara, Ventura, San Luis Obispo, Bakersfield and surrounding Southern California who need legal assistance due to any of the following:

  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Misclassification
  • Wage-and-hour disputes
  • Retaliation claims
  • Civil rights
  • Consumer rights
  • Fraud
  • Breach of contract
  • Misrepresentation

Mr. Alwill began his legal career in 2008 after earning his Juris Doctor from University of San Diego School of Law and his admission to The State Bar of California. In addition to his approval to practice law before all of California's state courts, the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Central Districts of California also approved him to practice in their courtrooms.

Although Mr. Alwill's legal career has so far spanned less than a decade, he has already earned a reputation for providing high-quality legal services to his clients. He holds a "Good" Avvo rating, and he is client-rated as 5.0 out of 5.0 according to Martindale-Hubbell. In fact, his clients are very vocal about his legal talents, and they describe him as informed, pleasant, diligent and prompt.

When Mr. Alwill is not fighting for his clients' interests, he is still never far from the legal community. He is a member of a number of organizations, including the California Employment Lawyers Association, the Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association and the Democratic Professional Club of San Diego.

Practice Areas
  • 90%Employment Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Civil Rights
Focus Areas

Employment Discrimination, Wrongful Termination, Retaliation, Employment Law - Employer, Americans with Disabilities Act, Race Discrimination, Discrimination


8 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015 - 2022
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About Julian F. Alwill

First Admitted: 2008, California

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Representative Clients

  • At Rothschild & Alwill, Julian Alwill represents people in employment disputes against their employer.

Educational Background

  • University of California at Irvine, B.A. in Economics and Latin, 2005


  • $340,000 Settlement in Child Sexual Abuse Case while in Foster Care
  • $150,000 Settlement for Sexual Harassment and Battery against a Farming Company
  • $100,000 Settlement for Sexual Harassment
  • $287,000 Verdict for Misclassified Helicopter Pilot
  • $160,000 Settlement for Failure to Pay Wages to a Maintenance Worker
  • $100,000 Settlement for Sexual Harassment
  • $350,000 Settlement for Sexual Harassment Victim
  • $285,000 Settlement for Racial Discrimination
  • $275,000 Settlement in a Misclassification Case for Mechanics in a Tire Shop
  • $150,000 Settlement for Witholding a Waitress's Wages and for Sexual Harassment
  • $375,000 Settlement in Sexual Harassment and Constructive Discharge case
  • $166,000 Verdict for Unpaid Wage and Hour and Overtime for a Homecare Worker

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • National Gold Scholar in Latin, 2001

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Domestic Violence Solutions

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Santa Barbara Inns of Court
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of California
  • Ventura County Trial Lawyers Association, Member
  • Santa Barbara County Bar Association
  • California, 2008
  • California State Bar , Member
  • California Employment Lawyers Association (CELA), Member
  • U.S. District Court Central District of California
  • Democratic Professionals of San Diego, Member

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Fundamentals of Employment Law, 2017
  • Human Resource Law from Start to Finish, 2014 - present
  • Fundamentals of Employment Law, 2015 - present
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, Wage and Benefits, and Discipline & Discharge, 2016 - present, Human Resources Seminar

Industry Groups

  • ADA
  • Disability Discrimination
  • Employment Class Actions
  • Employment Litigation
  • Family Leave
  • Independent Contractors
  • Meal And Rest Break Disputes
  • Misclassification
  • Overtime
  • Pregnancy Leave
  • Retaliation
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Wage And Hour Disputes
  • Whistleblowing
  • Workplace Discrimination
  • Wrongful Termination
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Office Location for Julian F. Alwill

817 Garden Street
Suite 101
Santa Barbara, CA 93101

Phone: 805-695-2827

Fax: 805-456-0132

Last Updated: 5/15/2022

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