After law school, Kevin Hopkins joined the firm of Woodward, Hobson & Fulton in Louisville, Kentucky, where he practiced in the areas of tort law, corporate defense, and civil litigation. He has taught at Widener University School of Law (1991-1996) and has been a visiting professor at the John Marshall Law School, Atlanta, Georgia (2004), Rutgers University School of Law (2000), Seattle University School of Law (summer 1999), East China University of Politics & Law, Shanghai, China (summer 2002), and the State Intellectual Property Office, Beijing, China (Summer 2001). Professor Hopkins received the Georgetown University Law Center's W.M. Keck Award in Legal Ethics for his essay, "Law Firms, Technology, and the Double-Billing Dilemma." His scholarship has been published in several law journals, including the Georgetown Law Journal, the Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, the Virginia Journal of Social Policy & the Law, the Boston College Third World Law Journal, and the New York University Review of Law & Social Change. He researches and writes in the areas of privacy law, legal ethics, and race. In 2004, Professor Hopkins was appointed director of The John Marshall Law School Asian Alliance (the law school's foreign programs in China and Asia). He joined the faculty in 1996 and has received the Best Professor Award. He teaches Torts.