Attorney Sherica B. H. James
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.