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Christina Hopke


Being raised on a central Minnesota dairy farm, I learned early on that a key skill in life is knowing how to differentiate between the things you can control and the things you can’t. Making these distinctions helps you anticipate how things beyond your control might unfold, and how to respond to the unexpected when it inevitably occurs. It also enables you to identify the areas where you can focus your time and energy in order to make the biggest impact on a situation.

Farming taught me the importance of these distinctions, but being able to make them continues to be integral in both my personal life, especially as a mom where very little seems to be within my control, and in my legal practice. I strive to help my clients focus time and resources on the things they can control, to anticipate and prepare for the things that they can’t, and to thoughtfully address the unexpected when it occurs.                                

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Christina graduated summa cum laude from Gustavus Adolphus College with a double major in Political Science with Honors and Communication Studies. She earned her law degree magna cum laude from the University of Notre Dame Law School, where she was an editor of the Notre Dame Law Review and a member of Moot Court. After law school, Christina served as a Judicial Law Clerk with the Supreme Court of Minnesota for Justices G. Barry Anderson and Gordon L. Moore, III. Prior to joining Rinke Noonan, Christina was an Assistant County Attorney.

Bar Admissions:

  • Minnesota


  • Minnesota State Bar Association
  • Stearns Benton Bar Association

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