Established in 1956, the Virgin Islands Bar Association is an integrated bar with approximately 1,000 Members practicing within the United States Territory of the Virgin Islands. The Territory is located in the Lesser Antilles of the Caribbean and consists primarily of the islands of St. Croix,
St. Thomas, and St. John, along with numerous lesser cays.
The Virgin Islands Bar Association, along with the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands governs the practice of law in the United States Virgin Islands.
The mission of the Bar Association of the Virgin Islands (“Virgin Islands Bar”) is promote and foster Legal Ethics, Education, Professionalism and Discipline for its members, expanding access to justice, improving the quality of legal services, increasing efficiency in the administration of justice, and upholding the impartial Rule of Law no matter power, position or prestige. Further, the Bar Association has an altruistic goal of legal related public service to the community.