Julia Valencia is an experienced civil litigation paralegal who our clients
find to be knowledgeable, delightful, friendly and genuinely concerned
about their well-being. Julia graduated from California State University,
Sacramento with her Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. She has worked
in various law firms as a paralegal, secretary, bookkeeper, and other
support staff for over 15 years, and has been a civil litigation paralegal
since her start with our firm.
Ms. Valencia joined Van Der Walde & Associates in April 2005 and has
been with our firm through the transition to Caputo & Van Der Walde.
She is the litigation paralegal for both Paul D. Van Der Walde and Eva
D. Silva and provides administrative assistance to all other attorneys
and staff in our firm. Ms. Valencia coordinates Mr. Van Der Walde and
Ms. Silva’s calendars, communicates with the court and clients on
their behalf, prepares correspondence, assists in trial preparation, responds
to discovery and often meets with clients to answer their questions about
the process and procedures.
Her interests outside the office include spending time with her husband
and son, baking, painting, reading, and spending time with extended family