Attorney Profile:

Douglas L. Capdeville

DC

Biography

Member, U.S. Magistrate Selection Committee, 1985. Chairman, U.S. Magistrate Selection Committee, 1986. Chairman, Merit Selection Panel for Reappointment of U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeffrey L. Resnick, 1998. Member, V.I. Law Revision Commission, 1991. Assistant United States Attorney, (D-V.I.), 1982-1984. Associate, Law Offices of R. Eric Moore, 1984-1988. Member, U.S. Supreme Court Historical Society, 2005.

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Insurance Defense Litigation
  • Products Liability Law
  • Toxic Tort Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
340-773-7275  Phone
340-773-7996  Fax
www.capdevillelaw.com/douglas-l-capdeville.html
University Attended:
Syracuse University, B.A., cum laude, 1974; Syracuse University, M.B.A., J.D., 1977
Year of First admission:
1978
Admission:
1978, New York and U.S. District Court, Northern District of New York; 1979, Virgin Islands, District of Columbia and U.S. Court of Appeals, District of Columbia Circuit; 1982, U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit; 1991, U.S. Supreme Court.
Memberships:
Virgin Islands (Member: Ethics Committee, 1983-1990; Nominating Committee, 1989; President Elect, 1990; President, 1991; Board of Governors, 1992; Committee of Bar Examiners, 1993—; Chairman, Nominating Committee, 1995; Member, Lawyers Advisory Committee of the Judicial Council, Third Judicial Circuit, 1999-2001), New York State, Federal and American Bar Associations; District of Columbia Bar; Defense Research Institute.
Languages:
English
Birth Information:
Englewood, New Jersey, September 2, 1952
Reported Cases:
Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Brown, 685 F.2d 834 (3d. Cir. 1982); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Gereau, 707 F.2d 1390 (3d. Cir. 1982); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Nicholas, 707 F.2d 1391 (3d. Cir. 1982); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Petersen, 684 F.2d 247 (3d. Cir. 1982); Coral Air, Inc. vs. Tracon, 40 B.R. 979 (D.C.V.I. 1984); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Bradshaw, 726 F.2d 115 (3d. Cir. 1984); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Williams, 739 F.2d 936 (3d. Cir. 1984); Government of the Virgin Islands vs. Zepp, 748 F.2d 125 (3d. Cir. 1984); Malone vs. Johansen, 21 V.I. 337 (D.C.V.I. 1985); Smollett vs. Skayting Devel. Corp., 793 F.2d 457 (3d. Cir. 1986); Petitte vs. Bodkin Devel. Corp., 23 V.I. 254 (D.C.V.I. 1987); Williams vs. Martin Marietta, 817 F.2d 1030 (3d. Cir. 1987); John vs. Christian, 26 V.I. 129 (Terr. Ct. V.I. 1991); Phaire vs. Galiber-Babb, 26 V.I. 144 (Terr. Ct. V.I. 1991); In Re: Application of Moorhead, 27 V.I. 74 (Terr. Ct. V.I. 1992); Standex Company vs. John, 27 V.I. 157 (Terr. Ct. V.I. 1992); Christian vs. John, 29 V.I. 133 (D.C App. Div. V.I. 1993); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 846 F.Supp. 1243 (D.C.V.I. 1993); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 32 V.I. 349 (D.C.V.I. 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 162 F.R,D. 46 (D.C.V.I. 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 855 F.Supp. 776 (D.C.V.I. 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 909 F.Supp. 980 (D.C.V.I 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 909 F.Supp. 991 (D.C.V.I. 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 909 F.Supp. 999 (D.C.V.I. 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 909 F.Supp. 1005 (D.C.V.I 1995); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 120 F.3d 368 (3d. Cir. 1997); In Re: Tutu Wells Contamination Litig., 38 V.I. 275-353 (D.C.V.I. 1998); Williams vs. Rene, 886 F.Supp. 1214 (D.C.V.I. 1995); Williams vs. Rene, 72 F.3d 1096 (3d. Cir. 1995); Clark v. General Accident Ins. Co. P.R. Ltd. et al., 35 V.I. 435-440 (D.C.V.I. 1997); Kmart Corp. v. Balfour Beatty Inc. et al., 38 V.I. 251-257 (D.C.V.I. 1998); Martin v. American Bankers Life Assurance, 184 F.R.D. 263 (D.C.V.I. 1998); United States v. Rosero, 42 F.3d 166 (3d. Cir. 1994); Topa Equities (V.I.) Ltd. v. Bared Jewelers of the V.I. Inc., 44 V.I. 271 (Terr Ct. V.I. 2002); Erie Ins. Exch. v. V.I., 264 F. Supp. 2d 261 (D.C.V.I. 2003); Proctor v. N. Shore Partners, 232 F. Supp. 2d 472 (D.C.App.Div.V.I. 2002); Stridiron v. Mobile Paint Mfg.Co., 2003 U.S. Dist. Lexis 24084 (D.C.V.I. 2003); Sanchez v. Innovative Telephone Corp., 2007 WL 4800351 (D.V.I. 2007); Pourzal v. Kroll-O'Gara Co., 2005 WL 1364707 (D.V.I. 2005).
ISLN:
908557798

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