Julianne Meggs Stokes graduated with honors from Presbyterian College in 2003, earning a B.S. in Political Science. She received her J.D. from Mercer University’s Walter F. George School of Law in 2006. Mrs. Stokes was admitted to the South Carolina Bar in 2006 and has practiced almost exclusively in the Family Courts of South Carolina since that time. She deals on a daily basis with issues such as divorce, equitable distribution of assets and liabilities, alimony, and time-sharing and support of children. She also represents clients in high-asset, complex marital and family law cases, drafting and enforcing prenuptial agreements, modification of alimony or child support payments, modification of custody, and parental relocation cases. In addition to her very active litigation practice, Mrs. Stokes is also a certified Family Court Mediator and acts as a Guardian ad Litem in private custody matters.
Mrs. Stokes is a member of the South Carolina Bar (Family Law Section), Charleston County Bar, and the South Carolina Women Lawyers Association. She is also a member of the South Carolina Bar Resolution of Fee Disputes Board.
Mrs. Stokes is married to her college sweetheart, Joshua P. Stokes, who is also a local attorney. They have two rambunctious sons and welcomed a daughter in 2015.