Virginia Emerson Hopkins

Personal

Birthday: 
1952
Birthplace: 
Anniston, AL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Female
Prior Employment: 

Private practice, Birmingham, Alabama, 1977-1978
Private practice, Washington, D.C., 1978-1991
Private practice, Anniston, Alabama, 1991-2004

Education

Name of School: 
University of Alabama
Degree: 
B.A.
Degree Year: 
1974
Name of School - Second: 

University of Virginia School of Law

Virginia is justly famous for its collegial environment that bonds students and faculty, and student satisfaction is consistently cited as among the highest in American law schools. Intellectual challenges are met in a spirit of cooperation. Small first-year sections promote individual inquiry while providing support and friendship. Students learn together, reading each other's work and freely sharing course outlines and other materials, confidently relying on the nation's oldest student-run Honor System to maintain the highest ethical standards.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1977

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Court Name: 

Alabama Northern District Court

President Nominating: 
George W. Bush
Party Affiliation of President: 
Republican
Commission Date: 
6/17/2004
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