Member Since: August 07, 2009
- City Washington
- State DC
- Legal Practice Area Constitutional Law
- School Status Alumna
Julie Silverbrook is Executive Director of The Constitutional Sources Project (http://www.ConSource.org), a non-profit devoted to educating lawyers, judges, teachers, and students about United States Constitutional History. Prior to leading The Constitutional Sources Project, Julie was the Founding Director of an award-winning constitutional literacy program called Constitutional Conversations, in collaboration with the Institute of Bill of Rights Law, the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, and the Williamsburg Regional Library System. Julie has given lectures and presentations on the Constitution at a number of colleges and universities, including The George Washington University, the College of William & Mary, the University of Baltimore, and the University of Virginia, as well as state bar associations and Social Studies associations.
Julie holds a J.D. from the William & Mary Law School, where she received the National Association of Women Lawyers Award and the Thurgood Marshall Award and served as a Senior Articles Editor on the William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal. She graduated Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa (elected as Junior) from The George Washington University with a B.A. in Political Science. Upon graduation, Julie was awarded the GW Columbian College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholar Award, the highest academic award given to a student in the arts and sciences college. Julie was also awarded the John C. Morgan Prize by the Department of Political Science–an award given annually to an outstanding graduate pursuing a law degree after graduation. In 2013, Julie was awarded a GW Political Science Department 100th Anniversary Alumni Award.
Julie currently serves on the Board of Directors of Ms.JD, the George Washington University Alumni Association Board of Directors, and the steering committee of the National Archives Foundation’s Young Founders Society.