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Kathryn Hansel

“I defend Nashville because until society is just for everyone, none of us are free.”

Meet the Defenders

Katie Hansel is originally from Stevens Point, Wisconsin. She received a BA in Spanish from the University of Minnesota, Morris and a JD from Northwestern University School of Law.

Prior to becoming a lawyer she worked in public health providing services to Spanish-speaking workers in rural areas. In law school she interned at the Chicago Public Defender’s office and participated in Northwestern’s Juvenile Justice and MacArthur Justice Center legal clinics. She is a graduate of and trainer for Gideon’s Promise.