Giulia Rettagliati obtained her undergraduate degree in law at the University Roma Tre in Rome, Italy in 2013. While completing her legal traineeship with an Italian-based civil litigation law firm, Giulia also obtained a secondary level master’s degree, cum laude, in European Law and Cooperation at the University La Sapienza in Rome.
After a brief experience at the Subcommittee on Human Rights of the European Parliament, Giulia began an LLM degree at UC Berkeley in August 2015, where she specialized in immigration law and international human rights with the aim to be able to help immigrants who are victims of human rights violations. At UC Berkeley, she obtained a certificate of specialization in International Law and a certificate of specialization in Social Justice and Public Interest. While at Berkeley, Giulia was actively engaged in immigration law by volunteering at the East Bay Sanctuary and as a clinical student at the immigration department of the East Bay Community Law Center. After completing her LLM, Giulia worked as a legal intern with KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), where she represented unaccompanied minors from Central America. In August 2017, Giulia enrolled as a doctoral student at Golden Gate University. Her research is focused on Particular Social Groups in asylum law.
Giulia began a member of the New York Bar Association in December 2017. Before joining the Law Office of Robert B. Jobe, she practiced immigration law at the Susheelan Law Firm in Berkeley.
A native Italian speaker, Giulia also speaks fluent English and Spanish, and has a good knowledge of French.