Julie Shelton retired from the practice of law to focus on pro bono and other volunteer work. She has worked with The Advocates for Human Rights on projects relating to LGBTQ rights, violence against women, legislation for emerging democracies and United Nations Advocacy. She works with The League of Women Voters and Chicago Votes to register voters and facilitate voting in Cook County Jail. She is also participating in a group preparing a civics curriculum for people incarcerated in Illinois prisons. Julie served on the Board of Directors of The Chicago Children's Advocacy Center for nine years. In addition to TiBA, she currently volunteers with and serves on the Board of Chicago Books to Women in Prison.