Julie is actively engaged in the pro bono community and was a 2012 recipient of DLA Piper's National Pro Bono Award. She has successfully represented clients at the trial and appellate levels.  Julie has also testified before the Council of the District of Columbia Committee on the Judiciary in support of the Bill 210-0879, the "Expanding Access to Justice Act of 2016," as part of her involvement in the D.C. Housing Right to Counsel Project. Julie also currently serves as Senior Counsel for the DC Affordable Law Firm, an innovative not-for-profit law firm founded by Georgetown Law School, Arent Fox and DLA Piper, that is dedicated to low bono work – providing affordable legal services for those with modest incomes who do not qualify for pro bono assistance.