Stephanie was called to the Jamaican Bar in December, 2015 and is a member of the firm's Litigation Department. Thus far, her practice has exposed her to a diversity of commercial litigation, arbitration and general commercial matters.
Stephanie is a First Class Honours graduate of the Bachelor of Laws programme at the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus in Barbados, where she graduated as Valedictorian for the Class of 2013. Her performance and leadership lead to the achievement of scholarships and several awards. She subsequently went on to further distinguish herself at the Norman Manley Law School in Jamaica where she graduated on the Principal’s Roll of Honour, placing her within the top 5% of her graduating class, and received prizes for outstanding academic and extra-curricular achievement.
Beyond the academic realm, Stephanie is known for juggling multiple challenging endeavours. For example, she has also made her mark in the arena of international mooting and advocacy competitions. This includes attaining awards for Best Advocate in English at the Inter-American Human Rights Moot Court Competition, and as one of the Best Oralists out of thousands of oralists in the largest and most difficult mooting competition in the world, the Phillip C. Jessup International Mooting Competition. This competition involved analyzing complex cutting-edge questions of international law, including treaty interpretation and maritime development.
Prior to pursuing Law, Stephanie studied Economics and Political Science at Macalester College in the United States, as a Kofi Annan International Scholar. Also, she is an alumna of Immaculate Conception High School in Jamaica, at which time she placed First in Jamaica in advanced proficiency (CAPE) subjects such as Economics and Computer Science.
Stephanie has a passion for engaging in charitable projects, music, teaching, learning new cultures and languages, cuisine, travelling and having an open mind to new terrain.