The VI Bar Herald
||The Source for VI Legal Info
||December 9th, 2013
VI Bar Committee of Bar Examiners Announces February Exam Results
United States Magistrate Judge Geoffrey W. Barnard, Chair of the Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands' Committee of Bar Examiners has announced the results of the February 27-28, 2002 Bar Examination. The following applicants passed the Virgin Islands Bar Examination:
Stephanie L. Adler
Cynthia M Fernandez-Romano
Michael A. Hughes
Elizabeth A. Kliesch
Matthew I. Litsky
Eric A. Posin
Matthew R. Shipman
Brian E. Turlington
Anna M. Washburn
Virgin Islands Bar Admission - General|
General information regarding regular, special and pro hac vice admission to the Virgin Islands Bar. All applicants for admission should familiarize themselves with Terr. Ct. R. 303, regarding professional responsibility and discipline, prior to their admission to the Virgin Islands Bar. (Note Terr. Ct. R. 303 is available in the Attorney Discipline Section of the VI Bar Herald.)
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Rule 304 of the Territorial Court Rules provides for the regular admissions of members of the Virgin Islands Bar. An applicant for regual admission to the Virgin Islands Bar must comply with the requirements of Territorial Court Rule 304. No one may obtain regular admission to the Virgin Islands Bar unless and until the VIrgin Islands Bar Examinations have been successfully undertaken as described in this rule.
Each applicant is required to pass the following examinations:
(1) Multistate Bar Examination (MBE);
(2) Local law (Essay);
(3) Multistate Professional Responsibility Examination (MPRE); and
(4) Character Examination and Personal Interview.
The Virgin Islands Bar Examination shall be held semi-annually in February and July. The dates of teh Multistate Bar Examination (MBE) will coincide with the national dates published by the National Conference of Bar Examiners, and the dates of the Essay exam will e the days following the Multi-state Bar Examination (MBE). The MPRE shall be held on the dates established by the National COnference of Bar Examiners, which are different from the MBE and Essay exam dates. Please contact the Bar Admissions Coordinator regarding the dates and times for the next administration of examinations.
To obtain an Application for Admission to the Virgin Islands Bar, please remit the fee of Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) payable to the COMMITTEE OF BAR EXAMINERS to the following address:
V.I. Committee of Bar Examiners
Hon. Geoffrey W. Barnard, Chairman
Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands
Post Office Box 70
St. Thomas, VI 00804
Attn: Elsie-Mae King, Bar Admissions Coordinator
Telephone: (340 774-6680, ext. 6423
Fax: (340) 777-8187
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