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Sep 18, 2017

Sharon Frazer Takes Bench as Chief Magistrate

Sharon Frazer

The Judicial and Legal Services Commission has appointed Sharon Fraser as the new Chief Magistrate effective September first, 2017. Magistrate Fraser is now tasked with the administration of the ten magistrate courts countrywide.    Fraser entered the Public Service in October of 1988 as a Customs Officer.  In 1998 on the completion of her LLB and CLE, she was directed to the Magistracy Department and a year later transferred to the office of the Director of Public Prosecution with special assignment to the Prosecution Branch. Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser worked at the D.P.P.’s office until 2004 when she moved to the Registrar Office and acted as Registrar.  Later that year she received her appointment as Senior Magistrate and returned to the Magistracy, where she has been until her new appointment.  The Judicial and Legal Services Commission also announced the promotion of a new Clerk of Court, Diana Hendy, who was appointed by the Public Service on August eleventh, 2017, to succeed Orleen Pitzold.   Pandy entered the Public Service in 1990 at the Magistracy Department as a secretary. In 2004, she was appointed Assistant Clerk of Court.  Pandy has been instrumental in the management of the records department, where her initiative and dedication showed real to present day as she worked tirelessly on the computerization of the court records department.

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