Julia Jacobs is the Executive Assistant at the Public Defender Association. Julia worked for various nonprofit agencies in Seattle and Los Angeles before joining PDA. Her previous work focused on public health issues such as mental health services provided in high schools, maternal and infant health, early childhood education, and identifying health disparities in various racial and ethnic groups. She pairs this nonprofit, policy-based background with prior administrative work at the University of Washington School of Medicine.
Julia is a graduate of the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s in Philosophy as well as from the University of Southern California in 2014 with a Master of Public Policy degree.