Joyce Vance (Alabama Attorney) Bio, Age, Height, Education, Hobbies, Family, Siblings, Parents, Spouse and children, Career, Net worth, Social media

Joyce Vance
Joyce Vance

Joyce Vance biography

Joyce Vance is a prominent American lawyer who previously served as the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, from 2009 to 2017.  Vance was one of the first female U.S. attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama. She held this position in the Northern District of Alabama for eight years.

Joyce Vance birthday

Vance’s birthday is July 22, 1960

Joyce Vance’s height and weight

She has a height of 1.78m and weighs 67kg.

Joyce Vance’s educational background

J. Vance earned a strong educational foundation for her legal career:

  • Bachelor’s Degree: She graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) from Bates College in Lewiston, Maine in 1982. [University of Alabama School of Law Joyce Vance]
  • Law Degree: Vance went on to pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) from the University of Virginia School of Law, completing her studies in 1985.
Joyce Vance
Joyce Vance

Joyce Vance career

J. Vance’s career has been a long and distinguished one in the legal field. She began her journey in private practice, working as a litigator for six years after graduating law school. This experience likely honed her legal skills and courtroom presence.

Vance then transitioned to public service, dedicating 18 years to the role of Assistant United States Attorney in Birmingham, Alabama. Here, she tackled both criminal prosecution and appellate work. As she climbed the ranks, she eventually took on the leadership role of Chief of the Appellate Division. This demonstrates her expertise in legal matters and her ability to manage complex cases.

In 2009, Vance reached a significant milestone in her career. President Obama nominated her to be the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama. This appointment not only solidified her reputation as a respected legal mind but also made her one of the first female U.S. Attorneys in the country. She served with distinction in this role for eight years.

Since stepping down as U.S. Attorney, Vance’s career has taken another turn. She currently holds the position of Distinguished Professor of the Practice of Law at the University of Alabama School of Law. Additionally, she leverages her experience by providing legal commentary for MSNBC. This allows her to share her insights on current legal issues and contribute to public discourse.

Joyce Vance net worth and salary

She has a net worth of $4 million and receives an annual salary of $360,000.

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