Tom Bolt, Managing Attorney of Tom Bolt & Associates, PC, announced on Monday that Carl R. Williams, formerly with the Law Offices of Michael Dunston, would be joining the firm to Chair its Real Estate and Estate Planning Practice Group.

"Carl has served the real estate needs of his clients for a number of years.  We look forward to joining our practice group and building upon one of the best real estate practice groups in the Virgin Islands." Bolt said.  "In addition, Carl will be initiating a new key practice group focused on estate planning."

Asset protection in the Virgin Islands is a new area.  The Virgin Islands Bar Association is currently reviewing the trust laws to make them more user friendly.  "We hope to offer the best of on shore and the best of off shore." Bolt said.