Julie Breslow was appointed as a magistrate judge for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia in 2002 and has been assigned to a child welfare calendar her entire time on the bench. Magistrate Judge Breslow’s case load consists of neglect cases and any other family court cases which involve the families on her neglect case load, including adoptions, guardianships, juvenile delinquency matters and domestic relations cases. Magistrate Judge Breslow presides over all D.C. neglect matters involving unaccompanied refugee minors in foster care, and has a particular interest in the intersection of family law and immigration law.

Before joining the Superior Court, Magistrate Judge Breslow served as the Chief of the Victim Witness Assistance Unit for the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, the Victims’ Rights Attorney for the U.S. Department of Justice’s Executive Office of U.S. Attorneys, and the Director of the Court Services Unit for the Office of the General Receiver, D.C. Child and Family Services Agency. She spent five years as a trial attorney at the District of Columbia Office of the Corporation Counsel (now the Attorney General’s Office) in the child abuse and neglect section, the juvenile delinquency section, and the child support enforcement section.