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The VI Bar Herald
      The Source for VI Legal Info       OnePaper Community Edition       October 20th, 2014      
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In President  
Meet Our New President: Maxwell D. McIntosh
    Maxwell D. McIntosh scoffs at the notion that it's too hot to play tennis in a St.Croix summer. He pursues his chosen sport year-round with the same vigor with which he approaches his services to the Bar Association. This alumnus of Tulane University and the University of Pennyslvania Law School is the new President of the VIBA. .
 
In Law Review & Articles  
"Fluctuating Workweek" Method Of Overtime Payment May Not Be Used Where Additional Payments, Such As Shift Differential, are Made
    Employers may need to reassess their use of the "fluctuating workweek" method to compensate employees on irregular schedules in light of a court's recent decision that such method may not be utilized when additional compensation (such as shift differentials) is provided in addition to an employee's regular salary.
 
In Career Center  
Virgin Islands Career Center
    The new Virgin Islands online Career Center is open for business. Employers are able to post positions and employees their resumes. The Center is open to attorneys, legal assistants and other law office personnel.
 
In District Court  
District Court of the Virgin Islands
    The District Court of the Virgin Islands consists of the District of St. Croix and the District of St. Thomas-St. John.
 
In Scholarship  
Almeric Christian Memorial Scholarship Application
    The Virgin Islands Bar Association through its Scholarship Committee offers law school scholarships to law students from the Territory.
 
In Legal Research  
United States Code
    Utilizing the Cornell University School of Law website, you can search the United States Code.
 
In National Organizations  
American Bar Association
    The American Bar Association is the largest voluntary professional membership association in the world. With more than 400,000 members,the ABA provides law school accreditation, continuing legal education, information about the law, programs to assist lawyers and judges in their work, and initiatives to improve the legal system for the public.
 
In VI Bar Admission  
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 2002 Bar Examination.
 
In Events Calendar  
Board of Governors Teleconference
    The regular monthly teleconference of the Board of Governors
 
In Bar News  
2005 Almeric L. Christian Scholarship Golf Tournament
    The Fifteenth Annual Almeric L. Christian Scholarship Tournnament will take place on November 13, 2005 at the Mahogany Run Golf Course in St. Thomas, United States, VI
 
CLE Seminar
    CLE Seminar is scheduled for October of 2005 on St. Croix. More informtion on the seminar will be posted as it becomes available.
 
Third Circuit Now Requires Electronic Filings
    The United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has adopted new local rules that require the filing of briefs in both electronic and paper form.
 
2005 Annual Meeting
    The Virgin Islands Bar Association will hold it's annual meeting on Friday, December 9, 2005. This year's annual meeting will be at Divi Carina Bay Resort and Casino on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands.
 
Bar Adopts New Strategic Plan
    During the Presidency of Amos W. Carty, in 2004, the V.I. Bar Association developed a strategic plan, which was adopted by the Board of Governors. Amos Carty had this to say about the newly adopted strategic plan: "The newly adopted strategic plan will provide a guide for the activities of the Bar Association into the future. It is a plan that has been developed with input from our membership as well as other community members. I am excited that our newly adopted strategic plan is realistic and has attainable goals and benchmarks. It will allow us to finally devlop an association that is responsive to the needs of its members and the wider community that we serve."
 
In Insurance  
ALPS
    The Attorneys Liability Protection Society, Inc., the Virgin Islands Bar Association's endorsed provider of professional liability insurance, provides a full range of insurance for attorneys. It was started, and is still owned and operated, by attorneys and for attorneys. ALPS understands attorneys'needs and concerns as few other insurance companies can.
 
In Invitation to Join  
Invitation to Join
    Amos W. Carty, Jr., President of the Virgin Islands Bar Association, has extended an invitation to all members of the Virgin Islands Bar Association to join a Committee.
 
In Attorney Discipline  
Board of Governors Adopts Grievance Form
    The Board of Governors of the Virgin Islands has adopted a new Grievance Form to expedite the filing of complaints against attorneys. Tom Bolt, President of the Bar Association, commended the members of the Bar's Professional Ethics and Grievance Committee for their work in bringing this project to fruition.
 
In Bar Basics  
Virgin Islands Bar Seal
    The official seal of the Virgin Islands Bar Association was adopted by the Board of Governors in 2002.
 
Virgin Islands Bar Directory
    The Virgin Islands Bar Association publishes an attorney directory which lists all private attorneys, law firms and government agencies. The directory is a useful tool for those seeking employment or general information.
 
Virgin Islands Bar Association Bylaws
    The Bylaws of the Virgin Islands Bar Association are adopted by the General Membership of the Bar and approved by the Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands.
 
Virgin Islands Bar Association Strategic Plan 2002-2004
    The Virgin Islands Bar Strategic Plan itemizes the ten goals of the Association to support its mission. Each goal includes strategies for implementation of the goal. These strategies focus the Association's efforts to achieve its mission and goals and to address the issues by providing guidance for decision making and action.
 
Vision
    The Virgin Islands Bar Association has adopted its Vision, a statement of the Association's desired future state.
 
In Other Benefits  
Virgin Islands Bar Engages Study on Health Insurance Benefits
    The Virgin Islands Bar Association has engaged the services of Mahoney & Associates to study the health insurance program offered to Bar members, their employees and families.
 
In 3rd Circuit Court  
President to Appoint Chertoff to Third Circuit Court
    President Bush will nominate the government's chief criminal prosecutor, Michael Chertoff, to a federal appeals court that handles cases for New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania and the Virgin Islands, a lawmaker says.
 
In President  
Meet Our New President: Maxwell D. McIntosh
    Maxwell D. McIntosh scoffs at the notion that it's too hot to play tennis in a St.Croix summer. He pursues his chosen sport year-round with the same vigor with which he approaches his services to the Bar Association. This alumnus of Tulane University and the University of Pennyslvania Law School is the new President of the VIBA. .
 
In Executive Director  
Virgin Islands Bar Association Executive Director-Hinda Richards
    Contact Virgin Islands Bar Association Executive Director Hinda Richards. Hinda is responsible for the overall administration of the Association's activities. She works closely with the President and the Board of Governors on the Bar's programs and operations. She manages the staff and generally oversees the day-to-day activities of the Association.
 


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