Parenting Advice on Teaching Forgiveness and Redemption - Julia Green


In Chapter 9 of 9 in her 2009 Capture Your Flag interview, lawyer and public defender Julia Green shares how she learned about forgiveness and redemption from her parents. By leading by example repeatedly through her childhood, Green witnesses her parents set a precedent fighting for the underdog, offering forgiveness, and enabling redemption. Their actions embolden their daughter to make a greater difference in her career. Beyond education and law school experiences, Green finds motivation to fight for her clients and offer them a second chance. Julia Green is a federal public defender working in New York City. She earned a law degree from Georgetown and a bachelors degree from the University of Michigan.