Former journalist joins Bar

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Ivy Pitts is back in Belize after several years away studying law. Today she was formally made a member of the Bar of Belize and appeared in the Supreme Court before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin. She spoke to us after her monumental accomplishment this morning.

Ivy Pitts, New member BAR Assoc. Bze: It feels great. I’m humbled, very humbled at this opportunity because so many as I’ve mentioned before, my family, my KREM family and many others have supported me to get me here today so I’m quite appreciative of the opportunity.

Aaron Humes, Reporter: Okay so tell us a bit about your legal background in terms of what school you attended.vlcsnap-5900-04-22-14h06m56s289

Ivy Pitts, New member BAR Assoc. Bze: I attended The University of the West Indies Cave Hill, and subsequently Norman Maley Law School in Jamaica.

Aaron Humes, Reporter: Okay now what are your plans in terms of what you’ll be studying, whichever law firm you’ll be joining and so on?

Ivy Pitts, New member BAR Assoc. Bze: At this time I will not be able to disclose that but I am looking forward to the plans I have in store. And I will be able to let you know about that soon, in due time.

Ivy’s two sponsors were Senior Counsel Fred Lumor and Oswald Twist. She is the daughter of Retired Sergeant of Police, Gilbert Pitts, known for his contribution to community and youth policing. PLusTV joins KREM News in extending a hearty congratulations” to Ivy and best wishes for success in her new career path.

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