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Julia Elizabeth Sylva

Julia Elizabeth Sylva, American lawyer, partner. Bar: California 1983. Recipient Distinguished American award.


  • Sylva, Julia Elizabeth was born on November 13, 1955 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of James M. and Maria (Nunez) Sylva.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Political Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1979. Juris Doctor, Loyola University, 1983.


    • Law clerk Simmons, Ritchie, Segal & Stark, Los Angeles, 1980-1983. Associate Law Office of M. Montgomery, San Marino, California, 1983-1984. Partner Ochoa & Sillas, Los Angeles, 1984-1996, Frandzel Share Robins Kaplan & Bloom, L.C., Los Angeles, since 1996.

      Member Economy and Efficiency Communications, since 1993. Executive committee public law section California State Bar, 1995-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: California 1983.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Mayor City of Hawaiian Gardens, California, 1976-1980, council member City of Hawaiian Gardens, 1976-1980. Board directors, chairperson Redevelopment Agency, Hawaiian Gardens, 1976-1980. Active Jewish Public Affairs Committee Affiliat, Los Angeles.

    Member Mexican American Bar Association (board directors, treasurer, political action committee), California Association Bond Lawyers, Women Lawyers Association Los Angeles, National Women's Political Caucus (section).



    Gardening, yoga.


    • Married Kenneth Bloomfield, September 2, 1989. Children: Nathan, Leah.
    • father: James M. Sylva
    • mother: Maria (Nunez) Sylva
    • spouse: Kenneth Bloomfield
    • children: Nathan Sylva
    • Leah Sylva
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    Born November 13, 1955
    (age 62)