Julie Warren is the Vice President for State Affairs at the Foundation. Prior to this role, Warren served as the director of state initiatives for Right On Crime and the ROC state director for Tennessee, a criminal justice reform initiative of the Foundation.

After work as a civil defense litigator, Warren returned to public service and began her work in the office of the West Virginia attorney general, where she primarily served as an appellate advocate for the state of West Virginia and as legislative counsel to the attorney general. Warren served four years at the U.S. Department of Justice in Washington, D.C., and during law school clerked on the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Warren is a graduate of Marshall University and of Regent University School of Law, and she attended Georgetown Law Center as a visiting student.