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Access to Justice

This committee shall propose and implement improvements to provide better access to the justice system for those in need, address issues affecting legal services programs and domestic violence prevention programs, and suggest improvement for the courts, such as appointment of counsel.

Awards and Memorials 

This committee shall, with the consent of a majority of the Board of Governors, confer appropriate recognition and honors upon persons who have rendered outstanding service to the legal profession and the Virgin Islands Community.

Bar Journal 

This committee shall be responsible for producing, editing, and publishing our publications, including The Virgin Islands Bar Journal, the Virgin Islands Law Letter.

Lawyer’s Assistance Program

This committee shall continue the process of creating and implementing a program to provide assistance to members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association who suffer from substance abuse and addiction.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

This committee shall oversee the development and execution of the Virgin Islands Bar CLE program to ensure the availability of a wide variety of on-island educational programs for members of the Bar.

Legislation and Law Reform

This committee shall advocate, by proper and ethical means, the adoption or repeal of such legislation as may be recommended by the Board of Governors and the Bar.

Moot Court & Public Service

This committee shall promote the public understanding of the law and its role in society. The Committee shall conduct educational programs designed to educate and inform the Virgin Islands community about law and the justice system.

Young Lawyers Committee 

This committee shall further the objectives of the Virgin Islands Bar, stimulate the interest of young lawyers in the activities of the Bar; conduct programs of interest and value to young lawyers and those recently admitted to practice; be of assistance to the Bar and its other committees; assist in the establishment of young lawyer organizations in both judicial districts, and promote the involvement of all lawyers in public service activities.

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