Hanna Torline is from Shawnee, Kansas. In 2017, she graduated summa cum laude from Benedictine College, where she majored in Mathematics and Political Science and minored in English. During her 1L summer, Hanna served as a judicial intern for the Honorable David R. Stras of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit and as a research assistant to Professor Nicole Garnett. During her 2L summer, she worked in Washington D.C. at Kirkland & Ellis. Hanna is also an oralist on the Seventh Circuit team of the NDLS Moot Court Board. After graduation, she will clerk for Judge David R. Stras of the Eighth Circuit and then for Judge Raymond Kethledge of the Sixth Circuit.