Hannah Woerner

NAPABA Law Foundation Community Law Fellow
Hannah Woerner

Hannah Woerner is the 2017-2019 National Asian Pacific American Bar Association Law Foundation Community Law Fellow at Asian Americans Advancing Justice – AAJC.  Hannah will advocate for Asian American immigrant families in the face of escalating immigration enforcement through community education, coalition building, direct representation, and policy advocacy.  She will collaborate with attorneys, community leaders, and policy stakeholders to advocate for immigration policy reform, defend Asian American immigrants and refugees from deportation, and empower the Asian American community.  During law school, Hannah worked as a student attorney with the UCLA Immigrant Rights Clinic and the UCLA Tribal Legal Development Clinic, and interned with the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Northwest Justice Project, the ACLU of Southern California, and the Honorable Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.  Hannah received her J.D. from UCLA School of Law, where she specialized in the David J. Epstein Program in Public Interest Law and Policy and the Critical Race Studies Program, and where she was Discourse Editor for the UCLA Law Review.  Before law school, she volunteered for the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project in Seattle and taught English in Germany on a Fulbright Teaching Fellowship.  She received her B.A. in Political Science from New College of Florida.