2019-Bio-Update-Weber

Julia Weber

Implementation Director, Giffords Law Center
  • Domestic Violence
  • ERPO/Red Flag Laws
  • Implementation

Julia Weber serves as Giffords Law Center’s implementation director, focusing on identifying ways to most effectively implement gun safety policies. She originally joined the organization in 2018 as a fellow focused on gun violence restraining order and extreme risk protection order implementation. Julia is an expert on domestic violence policy who has spent her career working to develop and implement promising practices to prevent and respond to violence.

Prior to joining Giffords Law Center, Julia worked for over 17 years with the Judicial Council of California’s Center for Families, Children & the Courts, where she served as co-counsel to the Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee and supervised the Access to Justice Unit. Julia has staffed many task forces and working groups addressing family law, intimate partner violence, and child welfare, and has extensive experience drafting and implementing protective and restraining orders and firearms relinquishment policies. She presents regularly at conferences and has trained hundreds of court staff nationally on preventing bias in working with victims and survivors, utilizing trauma-informed approaches in providing court services, and developing effective, responsive, and effective protocols.

Julia attended Washington University School of Law and the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, where she obtained her combined degrees in law and social work. She is a trained mediator and a member of the California bar. Julia also serves as an expert witness and is an adjunct professor at Golden Gate University School of Law, where she teaches domestic violence law.

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