New Magistrate sworn in

Posted: Monday, May 9, 2016. 7:34 p.m. CST

new magistrateBy Aaron Humes: This past Friday, new Magistrate Emmertice Emmerita Anderson, a native of Roaring Creek, Cayo District, was sworn in by Chief Justice, Kenneth A.  Benjamin.

Anderson is the ex-wife of former Belize Director of Public Prosecutions, now judge of the Jamaican Supreme Court, Kirk Anderson, and is currently common law wife of Richard Flowers – CEO of the Social Security Board.

Anderson started work as a secretary at the Police Training School in Belmopan and worked at TAN-SAHSA Airlines for some years before beginning a career in law, studying in the Cayman Islands and obtaining a Bachelors’ in Law accredited by the University of Liverpool, England, then obtaining her Certificate in Legal Education from Norman Manley Law School in Kingston.

Notably, she mooted for Cayman Islands Law School at the American /Caribbean Clinic in Tampa, USA where she competed with other Law schools from the Region and Florida.

Anderson will work in the number 4 Court in Belize City, succeeding Ladonna John, who is now stationed in Belmopan.

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One Response to New Magistrate sworn in

  1. Rosemarie Reply

    May 10, 2016 at 6:01 am

    The personal history has become of great importance. I thought academic scholarship if the persons interest is the Bench was of greater importance.
    There is no age, year she graduated undergraduate or attendance at Law School. Career record as a Practitioner and areas of Practice.
    Perhaps things are done differently in Windward Islands.

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