Ms. Hoskins joins Lydecker Diaz after concluding three clerkships within the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Following her graduation from the Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, she worked as a term judicial law clerk for the Honorable Dwight H. Williams, Jr. of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Middle District of Alabama where she gained invaluable experience in bankruptcy, insurance, and insolvency matters. Ms. Hoskins then continued to broaden her legal background with a term judicial law clerkship with the Honorable W. Keith Watkins and an emergency judicial clerkship with the Honorable Susan R. Walker. Both of these follow-on clerkships gave her significant insight into federal court practice, to include areas of loan dischargeability, employment discrimination, garnishment, and statute of limitation issues.
Prior to attending Law School, Ms. Hoskins served as an Air Force pilot, flight scheduler, and executive officer with assignments in both Virginia and Texas.
Leadership, Membership & Honors
While in law school, Ms. Hoskins’s unique internships afforded her the opportunity to be directly involved in complex legal issues. This included her summer and spring internships with the Alabama’s Governor’s Legal Office where she researched the potential Jefferson County bankruptcy, BP Oil Spill Damage Assessment, and pending legislation. Her second summer was spent gaining corporate experience with an internship in the legal department of an international motor manufacturing firm where she assisted in matters of employment law, contracts, and intellectual property.
Ms. Hoskins is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, which included diverse military and professional opportunities, to include a summer internship with the Los Alamos National Laboratory. She was on the Dean’s List and graduated with Military Distinction, earning her a follow-on assignment to attend pilot training. The two-year pilot training syllabus culminated with her being qualified to fly the C-130H, as well as her earning an FAA commercial pilot license with instrument and multi-engine ratings.