Julie Waterstone is a Clinical Professor of Law at Southwestern Law School. In her capacity as a clinical professor, she teaches law students to be lawyers through live-client representation. Julie and her clinical law students represent students and their families in special education and school discipline matters. Julie is passionate about public education and advocating for educational access and equity for all children. Julie received her J.D. from Northwestern Law School and her B.A. from U.C.S.B.
Julie and her husband moved to Santa Monica in 2006 so that their children could attend school within SMMUSD. They have three children who attend Santa Monica High, John Adams Middle, and Grant Elementary. Julie has been involved in the District since her oldest child entered Kindergarten and she is excited to bring her dedication and passion to the Ed Foundation.