President Obama Nominates Julie Helene Becker to Serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
WASHINGTON, DC - Today, President Obama nominated Julie Helene Becker to serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.
“Throughout her career Julie Helene Becker has shown unwavering integrity and an outstanding commitment to public service,” said President Obama. “I am proud to nominate her to serve on the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.”
Julie Helene Becker: Nominee for the Superior Court of the District of Columbia
Julie Helene Becker has served as a Supervising Attorney at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia since 2007, and she previously worked there as a staff attorney and Skadden Fellow. Becker practices housing law on behalf of low-income District of Columbia residents, and she also serves on the District of Columbia Superior Court Advisory Subcommittee on Landlord-Tenant Rules and the Superior Court Housing Conditions Calendar Advisory Committee. In 2006, Becker received the National Housing Law Project’s Housing Justice Award. Following law school, she served as a law clerk to the Honorable Sonia Sotomayor, then a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. She received her J.D. from Yale Law School in 1999, and her B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1996.