District Court of V.I. to Host Former U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch

St. Croix District Courthouse
The Almeric Christian Federal Building and Courthouse on St. Croix. (Source file photo)

(First published Jan. 21, 2020) Chief Judge of the District Court Wilma Lewis invites the public to “An Evening with Loretta E. Lynch, 83rd Attorney General of the United States.” This event will be held at 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 25, at the Almeric L. Christian Federal Building and Courthouse on St. Croix. There is no admission fee to attend.

Lynch was the first African American female attorney general of the United States in U.S. history. Confirmed by the Senate on April 23, 2015, she served as attorney general until Jan. 20, 2017. Prior to that, Lynch had served on two occasions as the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York, from 1999 to 2001 and from 2010 to 2015. In private practice, she was a partner in the law firm Hogan and Hartson (now Hogan Lovells) from 2001 to 2010. Lynch is currently a litigation partner with the law firm of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison in New York.

Visit the District Court’s website at www.vid.uscourts.gov for registration information. The registration deadline is Feb. 12. Space is limited. Registration will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will close once maximum capacity is reached. Registration forms are also available at the District Court Clerk’s Offices at the Almeric L. Christian Federal Building and Courthouse on St. Croix and the Ron de Lugo Federal Building and Courthouse on St. Thomas.

No cellphones, cameras or recording devices will be allowed in the courthouse. Photo ID is required. Doors will open at 4:30 p.m. and the program will begin at 6:30 p.m. sharp.

For more information, contact: Glenda Lake Esquire, clerk of the court.

District Court of the Virgin Islands, 5500 Veteran’s Drive, Charlotte Amalie, U.S. Virgin Islands 00802

Phone: 340-774-0640

Fax: 340-775-8075

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