BoltNagi PC Senior Litigation Associate Nycole A. Thompson has been elected President-Elect of the Virgin Islands Bar Association. As a Member of the VIBA Board of Governors since 2010, she has previously served as Secretary and Co-Chair of the Bar’s CLE Committee. In January 2014, She will become the 57th President of the Territory’s unified organization of attorneys and judges.

She has been an attorney with BoltNagi PC since 2007 where she serves as Senior Litigation Association with the Firm’s Litigation Practice Group; a member of the Real Estate and Financial Services Group where she concentrates her practice in environmental matters; and a member of the Government Relations Group.

As trial and appellate counsel for a variety of companies and individuals, Attorney Thompson works with clients to cost-effectively resolve a range of complex commercial disputes and financial matters. She regularly appears before federal and territorial courts and arbitrators for trials and hearings. She has experience in contract and business tort suits, environmental litigation, and creditor rights proceedings. She represents financial institutions in a variety of commercial disputes. She is experienced in administrative matters and regularly handles a wide variety of matters before federal and territorial agencies and departments.

Attorney Thompson received her B.A. degree in Spanish from Williams College in 1995 and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Gabon. Attorney Thompson earned her J.D. in 2005 from Fordham University School of Law, where she also mediated cases in Small Claims Court through the Mediation Clinic and participated in a fact-finding mission to Bolivia with the Joseph R. Crowley Program in International Human Rights. Attorney Thompson was a member of the Fordham’s Environmental Law Review Journal’s Editorial Board

Attorney Thompson served as a judge of the Third Annual Model United Nations Competition at the University of the Virgin Islands. Additionally, she serves as an instructor with Junior Achievement’s (“J.A”) Economics for Success, Be Entrepreneurial, and Company Program to students of Addelita Cancryn Junior High School, All Saints Cathedral School, Antilles School and Charlotte Amalie High School.  She also trained over fifty Junior Achievement volunteers on St. Croix, St. John and St. Thomas.  As an Alternative To Violence Project volunteer, Attorney Thompson co-facilitated prison and community-based workshops in both St. Kitts and the U.S. Virgin Islands.