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Emily A. Shoup

Of Counsel
Phone: (340) 719-8086
Fax: (800) 886-6831

Prior to moving to St. Croix, Emily was a partner in one of the largest insurance defense firms in Texas. Emily’s practice areas are civil defense litigation with a focus on premises and products liability; employment law; personal injury; and commercial litigation. Emily has previously served on the Board of the St. Croix Animal Welfare Center and and continues to provide pro bono representation.

Bar & Court Admissions

  • Texas, 1999
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas, 2000
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit, 2001
  • Superior and District Courts of the United States Virgin Islands, 2008
  • The Supreme Court of the United States, 2018


  • Southern Methodist University School of Law (J.D. 1999)
    Order of Barristers
  • University of Texas at Austin (B.B.A. with honors, Marketing, 1996)

Reported Cases

  • Gumbs-Heyliger v. CMW & Assocs. Corp., 73 F. Supp. 3d 617 (D.V.I. 2014)
  • Ambrose v. People of the Virgin Islands, 56 V.I. 99 (V.I. 2012)
  • Thomas v. Rijos, 780 F. Supp. 2d 376 (D.V.I. 2011)
  • Hartzog v. United Corp., 2011 V.I. LEXIS 69 (V.I. Super. Ct. 2011)

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