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Julia R. Wilson

  • Hosted by Legal Aid of San Mateo County
  • Sponsored by Latham & Watkins LLP
  • Service location Redwood City, California
  • Law school Stanford Law School
  • Issue area Children/Youth, Disability Rights
  • Fellowship class year 1999
  • Program AmeriCorps Fellows Program

The Project

Julia enforced the ADA rights of welfare recipients with disabilities through direct services, administrative advocacy, and the creation of accessible training programs.

What’s Next?

Julia is the executive director of the John Paul Stevens Fellowship Foundation, investing in summer public interest fellowships for law students who want to build careers in civil rights, legal aid, and public defense. Previously Julia served as CEO of OneJustice, where she led the organization’s work to bring life-changing legal help to Californians in need through a statewide network of law firms, law schools, corporate legal departments, and 100+ nonprofit legal organizations.


Broadening Access to Justice in Rural California

Civil Justice: The Promise of America

I wake up every single day of my life and I'm so thankful for the work that I have done and that I get to do. I'm so grateful for that initial investment in my career.

Julia R. Wilson /
Equal Justice Works Fellow

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