University of Notre Dame

Christina Hopke

Christina Hopke is from Freeport, a small town in central Minnesota. In 2015, she graduated summa cum laude from Gustavus Adolphus College, double majoring in Political Science and Communication Studies. During undergrad Christina spent a semester in India studying Social Justice, Peace and Development and also completed an honors thesis analyzing advocacy by religious interests groups on the issue of human trafficking. Before attending law school, Christina worked as a Legal Assistant at GoldenbergLaw, PLLC in Minneapolis.

During her 1L summer, Christina served as a law clerk for the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Indiana. In her 2L year she externed for the Honorable Jon E. DeGuilio of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Indiana and in her 2L summer she worked as a summer associate with Barnes & Thornburg. In addition to Law Review, Christina is a Brief Writer for the Notre Dame Moot Court Board. In her free time Christina enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband and their infant son.