Kathryn Driscoll HopkinsChief clerk

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Kathryn Driscoll Hopkins of Garden City recently received the 2013 Lawrence E. Elovich Leadership Award from the Long Beach Lawyers' Association for "exemplifying the high standards of the legal profession and promoting access to justice," the organization said. Hopkins is chief clerk of Nassau County Supreme Court, a position she has held since 2002, and before that she served as principal law clerk to Edward G. McCabe, the former administrative judge of Nassau County. She is also a member of the Nassau County Women's Bar Association, Irish Americans in Government, and the Nassau County Bar Association and its charitable arm.