Hannah Stommel, Esq.

Sol & Helen Zubrow Fellow in Children's Law
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Hannah is the 2023-25 Sol & Helen Zubrow Fellow in Children’s Law at Juvenile Law Center. She earned her Juris Doctor in 2023 from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School. Hannah is committed to advocating on behalf of and in collaboration with young people across the juvenile and criminal legal systems. 


At Penn, Hannah was a Toll Public Interest Fellow and a Littleton Fellow, helping co-teach the first-year Legal Practice Skills course. During law school, Hannah sought out public interest opportunities, with a particular emphasis on youth advocacy and public defense. She co-directed the Youth Advocacy Project, which brings together law and graduate social work students in partnership with the Youth Sentencing & Reentry Project to support young people charged as adults in the Philadelphia area; served as a Certified Legal Intern in both the Interdisciplinary Child Advocacy Clinic and the Criminal Defense Clinic; and interned with the Federal Public Defender for the District of Maryland.


Hannah received a BA in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to law school, she worked for three years at Johns Hopkins University helping research the intersection between liberal democracy and higher education.