3 persons called to the bar


February 22, 2013 Three persons, all females, were called to the bar before the Chief Justice, Kenneth A. Benjamin in the Supreme Court.   They are 25-year-old  Candice Westby Fisher, the daughter of Former COMPOL, Gerald Westby, , 39-year-old Michelle Trapp-Zuniga, a Belize City resident and an employee at Legal Aid, along with 27-year-old Baja Shoman, who is also presently employed at Legal Aid.    Ceremonies were held where all three women were given opportunities to speak of their long journey.   Putting into motion the grand moment for Fisher was attorney, Fred Lumor while Attorney, Anthony Sabido made the motion for Baja Shoman and Hubert Elrighton did so for Michelle Trapp Zuniga.  Fisher is presently employed at the Belize Intellectual Property Office in Belmopan as the Deputy Registrar.  She graduated from Norman Manley Law School in 2012, and was awarded the Belize Bar Association Prize.  In 2010, she graduated from the University of the West Indies where she was awarded the Pitts and Elrington Award.   Shoman at age 27 has successfully graduated from the University of West Indies back in 2010. In 2012, she completed the Norman Manley Law School.  She attended SCA, then SJCJC and then UB where she studied accounting. She is presently working as the Legal Advice and Services Center (Legal Aid) on Albert Street in Belize City.

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