Amanda Allen

Co-Founder and Co-Director

A 2L at Berkeley Law, Amanda was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. She graduated summa cum laude from the University of Louisville with a B.A. in Political Science and Communication. Amanda envisions Boalt on Break as an opportunity to do pro bono work that students can’t experience in the Bay Area while learning about legal needs of  Kentucky Appalachian communities. To take a break from school, her favorite activities are being a member of the Boalt Improv Group, watching Netflix, and spending time with family.


Hannah Flanery

Co-Founder and Co-Director

A 2L at Berkeley Law, Hannah was born and raised in the Appalachian foothills of eastern Kentucky. She is passionate about improving access to legal services for low-income and marginalized communities. Prior to law school, Hannah worked for a civil legal aid organization in San Francisco and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in southeastern Ukraine. She loves justice, bowling, and music with a lot of soul.