Sherica B. H. James

Attorney Sherica B. H. James
Staff Attorney

Attorney Sherica B. H. James was born in Antigua, WI and then migrated to the U.S. Virgin Islands, at the age of three; where she was raised (both in St. Thomas and St. Croix).  She graduated as the Valedictorian of her class from the St. Croix Seventh-day Adventist School in 2008 and attended the University of the Virgin Islands, via the Early Admission Program, from 2007-2008. In 2011, she graduated from Oakwood University, Magna Cum Laude, with a Bachelor of Science in Finance.  Then in 2014, she graduated from the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law with a Juris Doctorate degree.  While in law school, Attorney James was a Student Attorney with the Juvenile Law, Children’s Issues and Legislative Advocacy Clinical Program where she represented juvenile clients at the Baltimore City Public Defender Office, assisted/represented clients at special education hearings, and was requested to stay with the program until her graduation from law school in a supervisory role. During her undergraduate and law school studies, Attorney James remained heavily involved in community outreach programs and on-campus clubs and activities, while holding leadership roles in various organizations. In December of 2014, Attorney James was sworn into the highest Court in the State of Maryland as a licensed attorney and became a member of the Maryland Bar Association. Staying true to her Caribbean roots, Attorney James moved back to the Virgin Islands after securing a position with Legal Services of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Office, as a Staff Attorney.  Attorney James has always had and continues to have a passion and drive to ensure that the less fortunate receives competent representation and justice.