Hannah Kase is a rising senior concentrating in Public Policy. Originally from Northern Virginia, she spent her junior spring semester studying abroad in Amsterdam. At Brown, Hannah serves as a teaching assistant for ENGN 0090, a tutor for Partnership for Adult Learning, and is a captain of the Women’s Club Lacrosse team.
This summer, Hannah is interning at CARPLS legal aid through the Happy and John Hazen White, Sr. Internship. CARPLS provides free legal consultations to residents of Cook County, Illinois and has one of the largest legal aid hotlines in the nation. At CARPLS, Hannah is conducting a study and writing a report on the organization’s work in the Early Resolution Program, a Cook County initiative to help self-represented litigants reach early agreements and resolutions in consumer debt and eviction cases. Hannah also works at the Municipal Court Advice Desk, one of CARPLS’ court-based self-help centers, and performs client intake and other paralegal duties to assist attorneys at the desk. The internship experience has provided valuable insight and experience in the legal field.