Next Generation Bay Area Steering Committee
Julia is a human rights advocate and lawyer. She currently serves as Deputy County Counsel for the County of Santa Clara, where she brings high-impact lawsuits on a range of immigration and social justice matters. Julia previously served as a senior advisor to U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power, and as a law clerk for Judge M. Margaret McKeown on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. Before graduate school, Julia conducted field research and advocacy on armed conflict in Africa for the International Crisis Group and the Center for American Progress. She is a graduate of Yale Law School (J.D.), Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public & International Affairs (M.P.A.), and Stanford University (B.A.).