Jill Valdes Horwood

Jill Valdes Horwood is Boston Harbor Now's Director of Waterfront Policy.  She works closely with City and State permitting agencies and waterfront stakeholders and organizes monthly Harbor Use Forums. Prior to Boston Harbor Now she represented low-income clients during court ordered foreclosure mediation cases in Chicago, IL. She enjoys live music events, traveling, and reading -- historical fiction is her absolute favorite.  She holds a B.A. in psychology, a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Ocean & Coastal Law from the University of Miami and a J.D in Public Interest Law from DePaul University College of Law.