As an associate at Ernst Charara & Lovell, Hannah has continued her relentless pursuit of justice. She has taken on the government and big businesses while representing individuals and even entire classes of victims of civil rights violations.
Hannah Fielstra grew up in Muskegon, Michigan. She went on to study at the University of Michigan, where she majored in International Studies. After returning to Muskegon to work as a paralegal for a brief time, she went on to attend Wayne State University Law School.
While in law school, Hannah interned with the Federal Defender Office and the State Appellate Defender office focusing on criminal defense, and also worked with other Detroit-area law firms specializing in civil rights and Section 1983 cases. As a student leader at Wayne State Law School, Hannah served on the Student Board of Governors as Vice President (2015-2016) and President (2016-2017).
After graduating from law school, Hannah worked for a prominent Southeast Michigan law firm where she served as a voice for injured and disabled Michiganders. She is now a member of the National Lawyers Guild, a board member for the Detroit Artists Market, and a volunteer with Girls Rock Detroit.
“So often my clients are wronged by the government or big corporations, and a power imbalance exists. I stand with my clients and insist that their stories are told, their voices are heard, and the truth is exposed.”
Hannah R. Fielstra