Joyce Vance Biography
Joyce Vance is an American Legal analyst for both NBC & MSNBC. She also works as a professor of law at the University of Alabama. Earlier on, she was the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama.
Joyce Vance Age
Joyce Alene White was born 22nd July, 1960, St. George, Utah, U.S.
Joyce Vance Height
Vance stands at 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Joyce Vance Nationality
Joyce is an American Nationality.
Joyce Vance Education
Joyce attended Bates College and graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political science. Later in 1982, she graduated with a Juris Doctor(J.D) from the University of Virginia School of Law 1985.
Joyce Vance Parents
Vance’s father-in-law is Robert S. Vance who was a US circuit judge of the United States court of appeals. He was assassinated because of his judicial service. Apart from that, Vance is a native of St. George, Utah, but she grew up in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
Joyce Vance Husband
Her husband is Bob Vance. He’s a lawyer and also a jurist working for Alabamas’s 10th Judicial Circuit based in Birmingham Alabama. Bob is a native of Birmingham, he was born on April 10, 1961.
Bob graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law and Princeton University. Besides that, his career started when he was at the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit working under Judge Thomas Gibbs Gee as a clerk. From there he advanced to litigator at the Birmingham law firm Johnston, Barton, Proctor and Powell.
Vance ran unsuccessfully for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama in 2012. He reluctantly entered the race in August 2012, after the former Democratic candidate Harry Lyon was disqualified from the ballot in large part due to erratic behavior and rants against gays and lesbians. His opponent was former Chief Justice Roy Moore, who had previously been removed from the bench for failing to follow an order from the federal district court to remove a religious monument he had installed in the rotunda of the Heflin-Torbert Judicial Building.
At the time Vance entered the race, there were no statewide elected Democrats in the state of Alabama. Despite low expectations, Vance was barely defeated by Roy Moore in the general election on November 6, receiving 48.23% of the vote.
Joyce Vance Children
The couple has four children together.
Joyce Vance Career
Vance started her career in Washington D.C Metro Area in 1985. She offered legal advice for individuals involved in lawsuits and represented them in court for different organizations including Kahn, Kinter, Plotkin, Fox, and Arent as well as Rose & White, Arant and Bradley in Birmingham. She officially began her career as a United States attorney in the northern district of Alabama. First, in the criminal division in AUSA, then she advanced and moved to the Appellate division, followed by a promotion to a senior attorney.
Joyce Vance Attorney
To begin with, in May 2009, she was officially appointed to become the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Alabama by former President Barack Obama. She officially started her role on August 27, 2009. In 2011, her first case to charge was the material support of terrorism in North Alabama. The accused Ulugbek Kodirov accepted all charges of menacing to kill material support of terrorism as well as the president. Then after a year, Kodirov was sentenced to more than a decade behind bars.
Furthermore, she was publicly recognized after taking public corruption prosecutions with honesty. Vance also crested local and federal state enforcement serving a team to undertake the swift rising heroin overdose deaths ahead of the issue rising to national attention. During her time in office, she entrenched a civil rights enforcement unit. Followed by the assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division and then secretary of labor Tom Perez touring between Washington, D.C. to Birmingham where she announced the new unit along with Vance.
She also interacted with the University of Alabama on claims of racial discrimination in sorority rush in the University’s sorority system. Additionally, Vance prosecuted a man while he attempted to hire a KKK staff to kill his neighbor who was African American. Vance was the first female U.S. Attorney appointed by President Barack Obama and among the first five U.S. Attorneys.
Joyce Vance and Cyrus Vance
The difference between Joyce Vance and Cyrus Vance is that Cyrus’s wife is Peggy McDonnellan and Joyce’s husband is Bob Vance. The two veterans are not related in brother-sister relations as well. To sum up, Cyrus was the only of his parents.
Joyce Vance Thyroid Surgery
She mentioned through her Twitter account that she was getting rotator cuff surgery on the 11th November, 2020. Rotator cuff repair is a surgical procedure that is used to repair a damaged tendon in the shoulder.
Joyce Vance Neck Tattoo
Joyce Vance has not disclosed on the media if she possesses a neck tattoo or not. However, on her Twitter handle, she replied to a tweet by saying let’s go get a tattoo together. So people assumed that she has a tattoo.
Joyce Vance Salary
Joyce receives an approximated salary of $10,000 – $100,000.
Joyce Vance Net Worth
Her estimated net worth varies between $1 million – $5 million.
Joyce Vance Instagram
Joyce Vance (@joyce_white_vance)