History of the Federal Judiciary

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Hopkins, Virginia Emerson
Born 1952 in Anniston, AL

Federal Judicial Service:
Judge, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Alabama
Nominated by George W. Bush on October 14, 2003, to a seat vacated by Edwin L. Nelson. Confirmed by the Senate on June 15, 2004, and received commission on June 17, 2004.

University of Alabama, B.A., 1974
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1977

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


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