Julie DeVries ’17 is a Clinical Teaching Fellow in the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic. She is a former Assistant Federal Public Defender for the Northern District of California. DeVries clerked for Justice Leondra Kruger on the California Supreme Court and for Judge Alex Kozinski on the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She is a graduate of Berkeley Law, where she was a Samuelson Clinic student herself, as well as an Academic Skills Program tutor, a Post-Conviction Advocacy Program student-advocate, and a senior articles editor for The California Law Review. During law school, she interned at the ACLU of Massachusetts and at the Federal Public Defender’s Office, and prior to law school she spent several years as a journalist and criminal defense paralegal. She received her undergraduate degree from Columbia.