Rhiannon Hamam is a supervising attorney with Texas Law's Richard and Ginni Mithoff Pro Bono Program. Immediately after graduating from Texas Law in 2016, Rhiannon worked as a public defender with the Starr County Regional Public Defender based in Rio Grande City, Texas. She then moved to Austin and worked as appointed criminal defense counsel in private practice, as a mitigation specialist with the Office of Capital and Forensic Writs, and most recently as a staff attorney with the Travis County Public Defender’s Office.
At Texas Law, Rhiannon was a Pro Bono Scholar on the Mithoff Program’s Expunction Project during the 2015-2016 academic year. She also was a cofounder of GRITS, the student-run “Getting Radical in the South” conference, and served as a Rapoport Center Human Rights Scholar, vice president of administration for the Texas Law chapter of the American Constitution Society, articles editor of the Texas Journal of Civil Liberties & Civil Rights, and staff editor of the American Journal of Criminal Law.
For Rhiannon's student directory, visit https://law.utexas.edu/publicinterest/directory/rhiannon-hamam/