Christine A. Hopkins
Attorney


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“Won a jury verdict as the sole trial attorney for a disabled minor child who was arrested by the police after his elementary school teacher reported him as an out of control juvenile.” C.B. v. Sonora Sch. Dist., 819 F. Supp. 2d 1032 (E.D. Cal. 2011) aff’d in part, rev’d in part sub nom. C.B. v. City of Sonora, 769 F.3d 1005 (9th Cir. 2014)


Education

University of California, Berkeley
School of Law, JD, 2005

Bates College
Political Science and Spanish
BA, Magna cum Laude, 2001

Christine A. Hopkins
10 Years of Experience
Arbitration
Litigation
Mediation
Practice Areas
Class Action Lawsuits
Disability Claims
Employee Benefit Claims
Employment Law Cases
Employment Discrimination
Employment Retaliation
ERISA Claims
Executive Compensation
Family Medical Leave Act Claims
Pregnancy Discrimination
Severance Agreements
Sexual Harassment
USERRA Claims
Wage and Hour Claims
Whistleblower Protection
Wrongful Termination
Bar Admissions

Texas, 2015

Michigan, 2012

California, 2005

U.S. District Court
Northern, Southern, Eastern and
Western Districts of Texas

U.S. District Court
Central, Eastern, and
Northern Districts of California

U.S. District Court, Eastern and
Western Districts of Michigan

U.S. Court of Appeals
6th and 9th Circuits

Professional Memberships

Dallas Bar Association

Dallas Women Lawyers Association

Volunteer Experience

ACLU of Michigan;Cooperating Attorney and Local Committee Member (2013 to 2015). Participated in impact litigation on free speech issues. Investigated local civil rights violations.

Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants; Board Member (2006 to 2012). Guided program-building efforts for a non-profit serving Cambodian refugees.

Alameda County Homeless Action Center; Fellow and Extern (2005). Won Social Security disability benefit appeals for mentally-disabled clients.

East Bay Community Law Center; Suitcase Clinic Law Student Advocate (2004). Defended homeless youth against quality of life citations.