PROFILE OF ATTORNEYS:


NIGEL W. JONES LLM (Corporate & Commercial Law) pending, LLB, LEC, BA (Mass Communication – First Class Honors)

  • Managing Partner and heads the firm’s litigation and commercial department. Previously an Attorney with the largest firm in the Caribbean and advisor to company listed on the Jamaica Stock Exchange.
  • Member of the Bar Association of Jamaica, Private Sector of Jamaica and Rotarian.
  • Served on several national committees.
  • Success in several high profile cases, including recently setting aside a Judgment of $450,000,000 held by one of the country’s largest banks and having the Court of Appeal declare the claim null and void.
  • Preparation of complex commercial documents, particularly providing assistance to the Structured Financing units of Financial Institutions.

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KAROLIN CAMPBELL JONES LLB

  • Karolin obtained her Bachelor of Laws from the University of the West Indies with honours following on from receiving national recognition from the Jamaica Association of Principals and Secondary Schools for her performance in the CXC examinations, and outstanding achievements at GCE A levels.
  • With a track record of excellence she began her legal career acting as the Deputy Registrar of the Supreme Court of Jamaica and thereafter worked as an Attorney with the Jamaican Government’s Land Administration Management Program.
  • Having gained significant knowledge of the intricacies of the Supreme Court System and land matters of varying complexities she joined the firm in 2008.
  • On joining the firm she practiced in the areas of Commercial Law, Family Law, Conveyancing, Succession and Real Estate and was the lead attorney in the major acquisition of Jamaica Dispatch Services Limited by the Goddard Catering Group.
  • She now specialises in the areas of Succession – Wills, Probates and Estate Planning etc; Real Estate – Conveyancing, Title Applications and Transfers etc; Divorce - Uncontested Divorce Applications.

 

.JASON A. JONES LLB

  • Jason A. Jones earned his LLB from the University of Guyana in 2006 and graduated from the Norman Manley Law School in 2008. He was admitted to practice as an Attorney-at-Law in Jamaica in 2009.
  • Jason A. Jones is a member of the firms Litigation Department, specialising in Personal Injury claims. He also has experience in other areas such as Contract disputes, Civil Litigation and Employment Law.
    He has garnered experience in Civil Litigation mainly in the Resident Magistrate’s Court and the Supreme Court.
  • He has had success in high profile cases, the most recent being obtaining an $18,700,000.00 judgment against one of Jamaica’s former major telecommunication providers.

 

KASHINA MOORE

  • Kashina Moore graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2008 having successfully completed her studies for her Bachelor of Laws with First Class Honours. She thereafter attended the Norman Manley Law School and in 2009 shared the Oswald Harding prize for Land Lord and Tenant. She graduated from the Norman Manley Law School in 2010 and was admitted to practice law that same year.  Prior to joining our firm Kashina started her legal career at Grant, Stewart, Phillips & Co. Kashina is a member of the firm’s Litigation and Commercial Department and her areas of practice include debt recovery, personal injury, matrimonial proceedings, property disputes and commercial litigation.
  • Kashina has a passion for voluntary work and has been affiliated with such service organizations as Rotary Club of Montego Bay East and the University of the West Indies Vice Chancellor’s Corp, Students Today Alumni Tomorrow, in which she served as a Vice President with responsibility for Programming and Volunteerism. She continues to be a mentor.

 

GERMAINE SMITH

  • Germaine Smith is a trained teacher and graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2002, with a B.A. in Media and Communications and a minor in Spanish. He has more than a decade of experience in both print and electronic media, and has published material and produced programs for local, regional, and international audiences.
  • He earned his LLB from the University of the West Indies in 2010, and graduated from the Norman Manley Law School in 2012,before being called to the Jamaican Bar that same year. He is a member of our Litigation department.

 

YANIQUE BLYTHE, LLB (First Class Hons), LEC

  • Yanique Blythe earned her Bachelor of Laws degree with First Class Honours from the University of the West Indies in 2012. While at the University, she received an award for academic achievement in the Faculty of Law for the academic year 2009/10.
  • Thereafter, she attended the Norman Manley Law School where she obtained her Legal Education Certificate and graduated in 2014. While at the Law School, she served as the Public Relations Officer for the Norman Manley Law School’s Language Association and was a member of the Law School’s Library and Mooting Committee. After graduating from Law School, she was called to the Jamaican Bar and admitted to practise in November of that same year.
  • Yanique has a keen interest in social awareness and volunteerism. During her tenure at the University of the West Indies, she was a participating member of The Leo Club of Mona. She is also a recipient of a Duke of Edinburgh (of Jamaica) International award, which she received in 2005.
  • Yanique is a member of the firm’s Property Department. Her areas of practice include conveyancing, probate, administration of estates, restrictive covenants and divorce.

 

SHORNA-KAYE C. EDWARDS LEC, LLB (First Class Hons)

  • Miss Shorna-Kaye Edwards is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus and the Norman Manley Law School. While at the University of the West Indies (UWI) she pursued her Bachelors of Law Degree which she successfully completed in 2012 with First Class Honours. She was also awarded the position of valedictorian proxime for her graduating class.
  • In 2012, Miss Edwards attended the Norman Manley Law School. While there she represented the school in the American Caribbean Law Initiative (ACLI) and the Margaret Forte Trial Advocacy Competition where she was a part of the winning team for the year 2014. She was later called to the Jamaican Bar in November 2014. Miss Edwards is a member of our Firm’s Litigation Department and she focuses mainly on civil litigation matters including debt recovery, labour disputes, personal injury, contentious probate and commercial litigation.

 

JESSICA N. FOLKES LL.M (pending), LL.B (Hons.), B.Sc (Hons.)

  • Jessica graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology which she was awarded with honours. She went on to obtain a Bachelor of Laws Degree with honours from the University of the West Indies in 2012, and thereafter attended the Norman Manley Law School. She was awarded her Legal Education Certificate in 2014 and was called to the Jamaican Bar later that year.
  • While at the Norman Manley Law School, Jessica also enrolled in the University of London International Programme and obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Commercial and Corporate Law, as well as a Postgraduate Certificate in Media Law, and is expecting to obtain her Masters of International Intellectual Property Law in early 2015.
  • Jessica is a member of our Firm’s Litigation and Commercial Departments and her areas of practice include debt recovery and commercial litigation.

 

PAULETTE NEIL LEC, LLB (Hons.)

  • Paulette Neil graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2012 where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws LLB (Hons.) degree and in 2014 she completed the Certificate of Legal Education programme at the Norman Manley Law and was called to the Jamaican Bar in that same year.
  • Paulette is assigned to and overseas the management of the firm’s Montego Bay office, where she practices in the areas of Personal Injury, Civil Litigation, Conveyancing & Property Law, Employment Law, Divorce & Family Law.

 

SHANICE N. TROWERS LEC, LLB (First Class Hons)

  • Shanice Trowers is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Cave Hill Campus and the Norman Manley Law School. At the University of the West Indies (UWI) she pursued a Bachelors of Law Degree, where she was awarded for achieving the second highest G.P.A in the Faculty of Law for the year 2009-2010. She successfully completed her Bachelors of Law Degree in the year 2012 with the designation of First Class Honours, and was nominated as a valedictorian candidate.
  • In the year 2012, Miss Trowers attended the Norman Manley Law School where she graduated in 2014 and was awarded the Arthur Scholefield Memorial Prize (Shared) and the Beresford Hay Prize (Shared) for outstanding performance in the area of Probate Practice and Procedure.
  • She was called to the Jamaican Bar in November 2014. Miss Trowers, is assigned to and oversees the management of the Firm's May Pen Branch, where she practices mainly in the areas of Civil Litigation, Family and Divorce Law, Personal Injury, Conveyancing and Property Law, Wills & Estate Management, and Employment and Labour Disputes.

 

KARLENE ROBINSON-MILLER LEC, LLB (Hons.), BSc. (Hons)

  • Karlene Robinson-Miller holds a Bachelor of Science Degree with Honours in Public Sector Management with a minor in Social Policy and Administration from the University of the West Indies Mona. In 2012 she obtained an Honours degree in Law from the University of the West Indies Cave Hill. Thereafter she obtained a Certificate of Legal Education from the Norman Manley Law School in 2014 and was called to the Jamaican Bar that same year.
  • While at Norman Manley she represented the Law school in Trinidad by participating in Lex Caribbean Client Interviewing Competition and shared the Charles E. Piper & Associates Award Client Interviewing Competition 2013.
  • Karlene is assigned to and oversees the management of the Firm’s Mandeville branch in Manchester Jamaica and covers a wide area of practice including Employment and Labour Disputes, Conveyancing and Property Law, Debt Recovery, Wills and Estate Management, Personal Injury and Matrimonial Proceedings.
  • Karlene is an ardent lover of the Performing Arts and has been involved in several sporting, theatrical, community and development activities throughout her academic career. Most recently she was a member of the Little Red Dress Initiative at the Norman Manley Law School and a volunteer with the UWI Development and Endowment Fund.

 

RICHARD D.A. O’GILVIE LEC, LLB (Hons), BA (Hons)

  • Kingston College Old Boy
    Graduated from University of the West Indies in 2009 with a Bachelor of Arts Majoring in History with a minor in Philosophy.
  • Graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2012 with a Bachelor of Laws degree.
  • While in Barbados was awarded the Roderick Reid Memorial award by the Jamaica Association of Students at Cavehill (JASAC) for outstanding performance in academics and entertainment.
  • Graduated from the Norman Manley Law school in 2014 and was called to the bar the same year.
  • Member of the litigation department.

SHANIQUE A. CROOKS LEC, LLB (First Class Hons)

  • Shanique Crooks is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus and the Norman Manley Law School. While at the University of the West Indies (UWI) she pursued her Bachelors of Law Degree which she successfully completed in 2012. She was a valedictorian nominee and graduated with a First Class Honours. In that same year, Miss Shanique Crooks attended the Norman Manley Law School where she graduated in 2014 on the Principal’s Honour Roll.
  • She was called to the Jamaican Bar in December 2014. Miss Crooks, is a member of our Firm’s Litigation and Commercial Department where she focuses mainly on civil litigation matters including debt recovery, intellectual property, labour disputes, personal injury and commercial litigation.

KACEY-ANN N. NELSON LEC, LLB (First Class Honours), B.A (First Class Honours)

  • Kacey is a graduate of the University of the West Indies (UWI) and the Norman Manley Law School.
  • In 2010 Kacey graduated from the University of the West Indies with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Archaeology and a minor in International Relations; she was awarded with First Class Honours. During her first degree she was actively involved in Rex Nettleford Hall activities including White Glove Society, Debating Society and Mona Mentorship Program. She was captain of the freshers netball team on that hall as well as the fresher of the year for Cluster Six.
  • In September 2010 Kacey began her legal studies at the Faculty of Law on the University of the West Indies, Mona campus. At the end of her tenure she was awarded a Bachelor of Laws Degree with First Class Honours having obtained the highest GPA among the graduating class of 2013 and was a nominee for Valedictorian. While at the Faculty of Law received the Principals award for academic excellence. She was member of the faculty’s International Mooting Team, the Publications Committee Chairperson of the Mona Law Society and a member of the Miss Law fundraising committee.
  • Kacey represented the Faculty of Law at the Price Media Law Moot Court competition in New York City in 2013. In 2014 she was awarded the National Commercial Bank’s Nation Builder Vision Award.
  • On completion of her studies at Norman Manley Law School she received the H. Aubrey Fraser Memorial Prize for Best Results in Ethics Rights and Obligations of the Legal Profession.
  • Kacey has tutored several courses at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Law including Law of Trusts, Real Property 1 and 2, Public International Law 1 and 2, Intellectual Property and Law of Torts.

TRACI-LEE LONG LLB, LEC

  • Traci-Lee Long graduated from the University of the West Indies in 2013 where she obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree. She then enrolled in the Norman Manley Law School where she successfully obtained her Legal Education Certificate in 2015 and was called to the Jamaican Bar that same year.
  • Traci-Lee has a deep passion for law which is evidenced by her enthusiasm and efficient conduct of legal tasks presented to her. Traci-Lee Long’s main areas of practice currently include Property and Conveyancing law, Wills & Estate Planning and Management Law, and Divorce & Family law.

ASHTELLE STEELE , LEC, LLB (Hons.)

  • Ashtelle Steele graduated from the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus, in 2013 having completed her studies for her Bachelor of Laws Degree with Honours. Whilst attending UWI, she received many awards for community involvement.
  • Thereafter, she attended the Norman Manley Law School where she received various awards for outstanding academic performance and community involvement. Ashtelle graduated from the Norman Manley Law School in 2015 on the Principal’s Honour Roll and topped her graduating class by being the sole recipient of the Legal Education Certificate of Merit, the most prestigious award given at the Law School. Furthermore, she received various awards for being the Most Outstanding First Year Student as well as shared awards for the Most Outstanding Student over the two years at the Norman Manley Law School. Ashtelle also received the O.G. Harding and Company award for Landlord and Tenant and the Samuda and Johnson Award for trial advocacy and community involvement.
  • Ashtelle was called to the bar in December 2015. She is assigned to and overseas the management of the firm’s Ocho Rios Office and covers a wide area of practice including Civil Litigation, Personal Injury, Divorce and Family Law, Wills and Estate Management, Conveyancing and Property Law and Employment Law.
 
 
 

 

     
     
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