Juliene joined Vera's DC office in 2007 and currently provides technical assistance through the U.S. Department of Justice's Justice Reinvestment Initiative. At Vera, Julie has also worked on improving oversight for corrections systems, provided assistance to the National Prison Rape Elimination Commission, directed a project that brought arts education to youth detained at DC's juvenile detention center, and supported the Ohio Green Prison Project, which aims to enhance the sustainability of prison operations while providing green job skills to incarcerated men and women. She earned her BA from Harvard College and her JD from New York University School of Law, where she was editor in chief of the New York University Law Review. After law school, she clerked for the Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit. Prior to joining Vera, she litigated civil rights cases with a focus on employment discrimination class actions.