Hoffmann-Bethscheider passed his school-leaving examination in 1988 and then studied law at the Saarland University with a semester abroad at the University of Nancy in France. After the first state examination in 1993, he studied at the Speyer Administration University and then in 1996 the second state examination. In the same year she was admitted to the bar and then worked as a lawyer in a law firm in Illingen and Saarbrücken, before setting up as an independent lawyer in 1998. In 1999 she worked as a freelancer in a law firm.
Hoffmann-Bethscheider is married and has one child.
Hoffmann-Bethscheider has been a member of the SPD since 1985 and was a member of the Merchweiler municipal council from 1994 to 2002 , of the Wemmetsweiler local council from 1999 to 2002 and of the Illingen (Saar) council from 2004 to 2009. In 1999 Hoffmann-Bethscheider was elected to the Saarland state parliament, from 2002 until her departure in 2011 she held the office of deputy chairman of the SPD parliamentary group. In 2009 she became the first alderman in the Neunkirchen (Saar) district council . She was also the spokeswoman for the parliamentary group for European, domestic, local and sports policy and a member of the Committee on Home Affairs, Data Protection, Family, Women and Sport and the Committee on European Affairs and on issues relating to the International Council of Parliamentarians. On September 19, 2010, she was elected District Administrator of the Neunkirchen district with 59.5%. She took up this office on April 1, 2011, in return for which she resigned her state parliament mandate on the same date.
On May 26, 2015, Cornelia Hoffmann-Bethscheider was unanimously elected President of the Saarland Savings Banks Association.
- Profile at the Sparkassenverband Saar
- Information page on Cornelia Hoffmann-Bethscheider at Rodena ePapers
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||German politician (SPD), MdL|
|DATE OF BIRTH||20th July 1968|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Quiver|