Justin King

Justin King joined Coffey Burlington in 2017 following a two-year term as an appellate law clerk to the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Virgin Islands.  His practice focuses on complex civil litigation and white-collar criminal defense.

Mr. King earned his J.D. from Temple University Law School, and his B.A. in economics from Boston College. While in law school, he was a member of Temple’s Moot Court Honor Society; served as Treasurer of the Black Law Students Association; summer clerked for then Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the United States District Court for the District of Delaware; served as a summer associate at a Philadelphia law firm; and interned at both the New Jersey Public Defender’s Office and the Philadelphia City Solicitor’s Office. Mr. King also studied economics and international relations at the Sciences-Po in Paris, France for a one-year program.

Articles and Presentations

  • Presented a review and analysis of Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands cases at the 2016 Virgin Islands Bar Association Annual Meeting & CLE Seminar.

Legal Public Service

  • Law Clerk to the Honorable Rhys S. Hodge, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States Virgin Islands.
  • Judicial intern to Chief Judge Gregory M. Sleet of the United States District Court of Delaware.

Personal

  • From St. Thomas, U.S.V.I.