Faculty Profile: Julie Sandine

Julie Sandine513 Fairfax Ave Nashville, TN 372124010 Work Phone: (615) 298-3175Email Address:
Current TBA Courses
Previous Courses Taught (2)
  • Better Right Now 2020
  • TBA Convention Better Right Now CLE

Julie Sandine served the Vanderbilt Law School for twenty years as a Legal Writing Professor and then Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Lecturer in
Law. During her thirteen-year tenure as Assistant Dean, she created programming to enhance law student well-being and taught courses focusing on attorney well-being, professional identity, legal ethics, and academic success. The Professionalism in Practice program she initiated for first year law students received the ABA’s 2014 E. Smythe Gambrell Professionalism Award. Julie served on the Board and as Chair of the Section on Balance in Legal Education of the Association of American Law Schools and was instrumental in creation of the Section’s Mindfulness Affinity Group. Julie has expertise in the areas of conservatorships and advanced directives and continues to represent clients through the Nashville Pro Bono Program. She is currently the Chair of the TBA Attorney Well-Being Committee and was presented with one of the President’s Awards at the 2018 TBA annual convention for her advocacy of lawyer mental and physical health. She serves as Secretary of the Mindfulness in Law Society and is on the Advisory Boards of Law School Transparency and the Dave Nee Foundation. She is also a board member of the Tennessee Health Care Campaign. She enjoys (and is committed to) her regular practice of mindfulness meditation and Iyengar yoga.