Julia Rosequist real estate attorney. commercial real estate leasing acquisitions sales financing affordable housing economic development

Pro Bono and Community Service

Julia dedicates her time and talents to furthering issues related to equity, inclusion, and accessibility both in the workplace and in surrounding communities. Some of her recent volunteer leadership includes:

  • Serving as a member of the firm’s Inclusion Advisory Committee and as a co-chair of the firm’s Womens Lawyers Group, focusing on increasing connections and opportunities for mentorship and sponsorship between women throughout the firm. (2021-present)
  • Co-chairing a fundraiser for the Hingham Women’s Club to raise money for the Hingham Arts Alliance. The Hingham Women’s Club is an organization of women that serves the South Shore of Massachusetts through charitable giving and direct community service. The Hingham Arts Alliance is an organization that aims to enhance support, advocacy, and awareness for the arts in local schools and the greater community. (2023)
  • Serving as the secretary of the Board of Trustees for Old Colony Montessori School. (2020 – 2022) 
  • Spearheading an initiative to support the firm’s associates in their goal to positively influence voter turnout and election protection initiatives. In 2020, Julia oversaw extensive research and the curation of a list of opportunities located near all three of the firm’s offices, or which could be performed virtually. In addition, Julia worked with firm leadership to ensure that associates were credited with pro bono hours for any time spent on election work. The structure Julia established was used by associates again ahead of the 2022 midterm election. (2019-2022)
  • Serving as the former co-chair of the firm’s associate-organized fundraising drive to benefit Greater Boston Legal Services (GBLS). GBLS provides free legal assistance and representation on civil matters to the neediest residents of Boston and its 31 surrounding cities and towns. While Julia served in this role, the firm raised over $50,000 in support of GBLS’ family law unit. (2016-2019)
  • Serving as the former co-chair of the firm’s Citizen Schools/Discovering Justice program in which the firm’s attorneys work with students from the Boston Public School system to prepare and perform a moot court in front of judges at the Federal courthouse. The program teaches elementary and middle school aged students about the justice system and helps them develop writing and public speaking skills. (2014-2015)