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JEFFERY P. HOPKINS
221 East Fourth Street, Suite 800 P Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 P 513/684-2572 Ext. 2852
 
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
 
U.S. BANKRUPTCY COURT, CINCINNATI, OHIO
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, April 1996 - present
 
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE, COLUMBUS, OHIO
Chief, Civil Division, March 1993 - March 1996
Assistant U.S. Attorney, October 1990 - March 1993
Litigation concerning all federal programs agencies.
 
SQUIRE, SANDERS & DEMPSEY, COLUMBUS, OHIO
Associate: Labor/Litigation/Corporate Departments, 1987 -1990
 
SENIOR LAW CLERK TO U.S. CIRCUIT JUDGE, COLUMBUS, OHIO
Law Clerk - Honorable Alan E. Norris, Ohio Court of Appeals, 1985
Elevated to Sixth Circuit Clerk upon Judge Norris' appointment to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, 1986-1987
 
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
 
JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES JUDICIAL BRANCH COMMITTEE, Washington, D.C.
Appointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., 2009 – present
 
JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BANKRUPTCY RULES, Washington, D.C.
Appointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., 2007 – 2009
 
AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION BUSINESS BANKRUPTCY COMMITTEE SUBCOMMITTEE ON RULES
Vice-Chair, 2008-present
 
AMERICAN BANKRUPTCY INSTITUTE
Director and Co-Chair of Legislative Committee, 2008-2009
 
AD HOC COMMITTEE ON FEDERAL JUDICIAL SALARIES, Washington, D.C.
Appointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., 2007 – 2009
 
FEDERAL JUDICIAL CENTER'S ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON BANKRUPTCY JUDGE EDUCATION, Washington, D.C.
Appointed by Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, 2003; Reappointed by Chief Justice John G. Roberts, Jr., 2005 – 2009
 
 MEMBERSHIPS
 
•    American College of Bankruptcy, Fellow, 2009-present
•    American Law Institute, Member, 2009-present
•    Past President, National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 2007
•    Board of National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges, 2002-2005
•    Moritz College of Law National Council, 2004-present
•    Board of Trustees, Mount St. Joseph College, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1998-2007
•    Board of Trustees, Middlesex School, Concord, MA, 2008-2011
•    Board of Working in Neighborhoods, Inc. (WIN), Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000-2009
•    Board of Bridges for a Just Community (formerly National Conference for Community &
     Justice), 2003-2009
•    Board of Trustees, Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 1997-2009
•    Board of Queen City Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2000-2012; Chair, 2006-present
•    Board of Federal Bar Association, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2003-present
•    American Bar Association, 1996-present
•    American Bankruptcy Institute, Board of Directors, 2008-present
•    National Underground Railroad Freedom Center Programs Committee, 2006 - present
•    Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra – Board of Directors, 2005-present; Chair of Diversity and
     Inclusion Committee, 2008-2011; Orchestra Board Structure and Engagement Ad Hoc
     Committee, 2008-2011
•    Cincinnati Art Museum. 2009-present
•    Cincinnati Museum Center, 2012-present
•    Cincinnati Bar Association, 1996-present
•    Black Lawyers Association of Cincinnati, 2000-present
•    1st Judicial District Pro Bono Committee, 2007-present
•    CBA/BLAC Round Table, 2000-present
•    CET, Greater Cincinnati Public Television, Community Service Advisory Council, 2004 -2008
•    Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Alpha Delta Boulé, 1998-present; Past President - 2003
 
 EDUCATION
 
MICHAEL E. MORITZ COLLEGE OF LAW, THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY, COLUMBUS, OHIO
J.D., May 1985
HONORS: William K. Thomas Distinguished Jurist Award (2010)
 
BOWDOIN COLLEGE, BRUNSWICK, MAINE
A.B., Government, Anthro-Sociology, 1982
HONORS: Commencement Speaker, Class of 1868 Award; Dean's List 1981-82; Class of 1868 Award; Lucion Howe Award; William J. Reardon Memorial Football Trophy.
 
MIDDLESEX SCHOOL, CONCORD, MASSACHUSETTS
HONORS: ABC Scholarship recipient; John C. Kelton Memorial Award (1976); Harvard Book Prize (1977); Ty Prince Award (1978); Inductee Athletic Hall of Fame (2008).