THERE are four new lawyers in town and they are looking forward to making a positive contribution to the justice system.
Pictured from left to right are: Savita Shornette Chandler, daughter of Clement and Stella Epiphane; Kera Khodra, daughter of Stephen Paul and Eldora Khodra-Paul; Tesca Mathurin, daughter of Oliver and Andrina Mathurin; and Khadya Nakima Florius, daughter of Francis and Marilyn Florius.
The newly admitted attorneys are all graduates of the Hugh Wooding Law School, Class of 2014. They each graduated from the law school on October 4, and were presented with their Legal Education Certificates.
Their petitions were presented before Justice Rosalyn E. Wilkinson, and Justice Francis Belle. Their call to the bar was moved by the following attorneys; Effrem Edgar of Edgar & Edgar Chambers, Kimberly Roheman of Mc.Namara& Co., Leslie Mondesir and outgoing President of the St. Lucia Bar Association, Andie G. George respectively. Present at this special occasion were members of the legal fraternity, family members, loved ones, friends and well-wishers.
The judges encouraged the new lawyers to uphold the high standards of the legal profession with utmost respect, integrity and honesty in accordance with the Legal Profession Act.
In their maiden addresses before the court, each attorney expressed profound gratitude to all who were instrumental in the successful completion of their studies. The attorneys also vowed to uphold the traditions and high standards of the legal profession.