Staff Attorney Hannah Flanery works on LAE’s housing team. She received her J.D. from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law. During law school, she interned with Legal Assistance to the Elderly, the San Francisco Public Defender’s Office, the East Bay Community Law Center, and Bay Area Legal Aid. At Berkeley Law, Hannah was awarded the Eleanor Swift Award for Public Service and the Pro Bono Champion Award for her work co-founding the law school’s first alternative service break program. She was also awarded the Brian M. Sax Prize for Excellence in Clinical Advocacy, Honorable Mention, for her clinical work.
Prior to law school, Hannah worked for a nonprofit medical clinic for the uninsured in rural Kentucky, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southeastern Ukraine, and as a legal advocate at Homeless Advocacy Project in San Francisco. She currently serves as an appointed commissioner on the City of Oakland’s Housing, Residential Rent, and Relocation Board.
Additional languages: Russian