Kentucky. General Assembly. Legislative Research Commission
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Hopkins relates her student experiences at the University of Kentucky School of Law. She also discusses her career with Kentucky state government in Frankfort, beginning with a position in the Department of Revenue. Hopkins later clerked for two judges with the Kentucky Court of Appeals, drafted bills for the legislature, worked for the Legislative Research Commission (LRC) to assist the revamping of the court system following the passage of a constitutional amendment in 1975, and was later an assistant statute reviser for the LRC. She also discusses combining family life and her career.