Emily Hopper is a 2L from Gadsden, AL. Emily earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Alabama where she won three national championships as a member of the university’s speech and debate team. Emily later earned a Bachelor of Science in Legal Studies from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga where she graduated summa cum laude. Prior to law school, Emily worked in mental health, owned her own art studio, and worked as a paralegal.
At Cumberland, Emily has won Best Oralist in the Saad Moot Court Competition, won Best Oralist in the Donworth 1L Moot Court Competition, won second place in the 1L Client Counseling and Negotiation Competition, and earned the Scholar of Merit Award for Torts.
In addition to being a Junior Editor for Cumberland Law Review, Emily is a member of the National Moot Court Team, an Assistant Justice for the Henry Upson Sims Moot Court Board, and a Judge Abraham Caruthers Teaching Fellow.
In her free time, Emily enjoys painting, traveling, and taking cooking classes.