Susan V. Demers

Road Town, Tortola,  British Virgin Islands

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Practice Areas

  • Trusts and Estates
  • Corporate Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Family Law
EducationNew York University, Washington Square College of Arts and Sciences (B.A., 1974); New York University School of Law (J.D., 1977)
Admitted1978, New York; 1979, U.S. District Court, Southern and Eastern Districts of New York; 1981, U.S. Court of Appeals, Second Circuit; 1988, U.S. Supreme Court; 1994, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 2001, Solicitor of England and Wales and Solicitor of the British Virgin Islands; 2003, Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings) of England and Wales. Ms. Demers does not currently hold a practising certificate in England and Wales
Memberships British Virgin Islands Bar Association; Law Society of England and Wales (non-practising); International Bar Association; Solicitors Association of Higher Court Advocates; Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.
LanguagesEnglish and French
BornNew York, N.Y., January 29, 1953

Publication: The Failures of Litigation as a Tool for the Development of Social Welfare Policy, 22 Fordham Urban Law Journal 1009 (1995). Private Practice, 1977-1978. Staff Attorney and Director of Matrimonial Unit, Legal Aid Society, 1978-1982. Assistant District Attorney and Deputy Bureau Chief (Criminal Court Bureau), Office of the District Attorney, Queens County, New York, 1982-1983. Associate Commissioner and Deputy General Counsel, 1984-1988 and Deputy Commissioner and General Counsel 1988-1994, New York State Department of Social Services (Administration of Governor Mario M. Cuomo). Legal Consultant (1994—), Trust Officer (1996-1997), Trust Manager (1997-1998) and Director of Trust and Fiduciary Services (1998-2000) for an international financial services company. Private Practice, British Virgin Islands (2001-2003).

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Susan V. Demers

Nibbs Street
Road Town, Tortola VG 1110

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