Brief: Judge Donohue to Preside Over Superior Court

Dec. 18, 2006 — V.I. Superior Court Judge Darryl Donohue has been tapped by Gov. Charles W. Turnbull to serve as the court's presiding judge, taking over for Judge Rhys S. Hodge.
Hodge, who was confirmed in a ceremony held Monday on St. Croix, will now serve as the chief justice of the V.I. Supreme Court, once it is established.
A press release issued Monday by Government House states that Donohue was first nominated to serve on the Superior Court bench in March 2001 and has presided over various civil, criminal and family proceedings.
"Since July of this year, Judge Donohue has taken on additional responsibilities in the everyday matters of the Superior Court," the release said.
Donoghue, who serves on St. Croix, was also confirmed to the position on Monday.
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