Renée Marie André

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Renée Marie André

Renée André’s areas of practice include family law (custody and juvenile), probate, trust and estates, criminal defense, real estate, and corporate transactions. She also  represents clients before the US Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission.

Renée graduated from Paine College in Augusta, GA, with a B.A. in Psychology and Counseling, Summa Cum Laude. She was the valedictorian of her class, with a grade point average of 3.99. She was also a Presidential Scholar,  the President of the International Students Association, and a member of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.  She received the Augusta-area Psychological Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award.

Renée earned a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown, WV,  where she was a W. E. B. DuBois Fellow and a Brown W. Payne Scholar.  She received awards in Torts, Civil Procedure, and Legal Research and Writing. She was also President of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the Cultural Diversity Committee and an ex officio member of the WVU Black Alumni Advisory Board. During law school, Renée worked as a research assistant for Professor Judith Scully, co-authoring “DNA and Innocence,” Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, December 2006; and “Honoring West Virginia’s Legacy: A Tribute to J. R. Clifford, Esq.,” Africalogical Perspectives, Volume 2, Number 1, September/October 2005. Before law school, Renée co-authored “A Win-Win Situation: What the EDC Program Can Do for Your Business,” The Aviator Journal, March 2004.  Renée also participated in the WVU Civil Mediation and Family Law Project Clinics and interned for the Honorable Curtis V. Goméz of the US District Court of the Virgin Islands through WVU’s Federal Externship Program.

Renée worked at Jackson Kelly PLLC in  Charleston, WV, and Washington, D.C., in the summers during law school. After graduation, she was a federal judicial clerk with the Honorable Curtis V. Goméz.  She then joined the law office of Marjorie Rawls Roberts, P.C. Renée has served as chair of the US District Court of the Virgin Islands Lawyers Advisory Board, a member of the US Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau US Virgin Islands State Team Planning Committee, and  a member of the US Virgin Islands Court Improvement Program Executive Committee. She was the VI Bar Association (VIBA) By-Laws Committee Chair (2014) and served on the VIBA Probate Rules Subcommittee (2018). Renée also participates on the Indigent Defense Panel for the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, including the Family Division Panel, and receives appointments under the Criminal Justice Act from the US District Court of the Virgin Islands.

Renée is admitted to practice law in the US Virgin Islands, Florida, and West Virginia (inactive). She is also a member of the bars of the US District Court for the Western District of West Virginia, the District Court of the Virgin Islands, the US Tax Court, and the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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Renée André’s areas of practice include family law (custody and juvenile), probate, trust and estates, criminal defense, real estate, and corporate transactions. She also  represents clients before the US Virgin Islands Economic Development Commission.

Renée graduated from Paine College in Augusta, GA, with a B.A. in Psychology and Counseling, Summa Cum Laude. She was the valedictorian of her class, with a grade point average of 3.99. She was also a Presidential Scholar,  the President of the International Students Association, and a member of Alpha Kappa Mu Honor Society and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.  She received the Augusta-area Psychological Association Outstanding Undergraduate Award.

Renée earned a J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown, WV,  where she was a W. E. B. DuBois Fellow and a Brown W. Payne Scholar.  She received awards in Torts, Civil Procedure, and Legal Research and Writing. She was also President of the Black Law Students Association and a member of the Cultural Diversity Committee and an ex officio member of the WVU Black Alumni Advisory Board. During law school, Renée worked as a research assistant for Professor Judith Scully, co-authoring “DNA and Innocence,” Encyclopedia of American Civil Liberties, December 2006; and “Honoring West Virginia’s Legacy: A Tribute to J. R. Clifford, Esq.,” Africalogical Perspectives, Volume 2, Number 1, September/October 2005. Before law school, Renée co-authored “A Win-Win Situation: What the EDC Program Can Do for Your Business,” The Aviator Journal, March 2004.  Renée also participated in the WVU Civil Mediation and Family Law Project Clinics and interned for the Honorable Curtis V. Goméz of the US District Court of the Virgin Islands through WVU’s Federal Externship Program.

Renée worked at Jackson Kelly PLLC in  Charleston, WV, and Washington, D.C., in the summers during law school. After graduation, she was a federal judicial clerk with the Honorable Curtis V. Goméz.  She then joined the law office of Marjorie Rawls Roberts, P.C. Renée has served as chair of the US District Court of the Virgin Islands Lawyers Advisory Board, a member of the US Department of Health and Human Services Children’s Bureau US Virgin Islands State Team Planning Committee, and  a member of the US Virgin Islands Court Improvement Program Executive Committee. She was the VI Bar Association (VIBA) By-Laws Committee Chair (2014) and served on the VIBA Probate Rules Subcommittee (2018). Renée also participates on the Indigent Defense Panel for the Superior Court of the Virgin Islands, including the Family Division Panel, and receives appointments under the Criminal Justice Act from the US District Court of the Virgin Islands.

Renée is admitted to practice law in the US Virgin Islands, Florida, and West Virginia (inactive). She is also a member of the bars of the US District Court for the Western District of West Virginia, the District Court of the Virgin Islands, the US Tax Court, and the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

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