Six years after becoming the first Kalinago to become a practicing attorney in Dominica, Pearl Williams, has taken her oath of office and was sworn in as a Magistrate in Dominica by the President of Dominica Charles Savarin today Monday.
In October 2010, Williams a graduate of the Sir Hugh Wooding Law School and the daughter of Kalinago Chief Charles Williams, took her oath as a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court.
Williams attended the St Martin's Primary school, and then moved on to the Convent High School after which she attended the Clifton Dupigny Community College.
She's a recipient of the Sir Arthur Lewis Indigenous Scholarship Program from the University of the West Indies, where she obtained her Bachelors in law.
She then went on to obtain her Legal Education Certificate at Sir Hugh Wooding school in Trinidad, and graduated October 3rd 2009.
Before being called to the bench, she was attached to the Attorney General's Chambers in Dominica as a State Attorney.
This brings the complement of Magistrates in Dominica to 7.
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