About

Keith Thompson

Court # 8 (Annex 1 3rd floor)
Date of appt August 13, 2018

Education:

Harold Road Secondary
Date: 1966-1969

Aquinas College
Date: 1970 – 1972

St. Gregory’s University (Shawnee Oklahoma-AA Degree)
Date: 1972 – 1974

Aquinas College – Grand Rapids, Michigan (B.A. Theatre/Communication Arts, Minor-Spanish) Teacher Certification
Date: 1974 – 1976

Graduate School:

Duqesne University, Pittsburgh, P.A.
(M. Sc. in Education Supervision and Administration
Date: 1985 – 1989 (Summer Sessions)

Middlesex University, London
LLB (HONS.) Degree 1990 – 1993

Norman Manley Law School

Certificate of Legal Education 1994 – 1996

Called to the Bahamas Bar October 25th, 1996

Employment History:

1976-1983
Teacher at Aquinas College High School (English Language, English Literature, Spanish and Band Director)

1983 – 1990
Dean of Students at Aquinas College High School

1991 – 1996
Higgs & Johnson (Worked directly with Reginald Lobosky)
Worked in the areas of Employment Law extensively, Commercial Transactions and Litigation in the Supreme Court

1997 – 1998
Lobosky & Lobosky Law Firm, Worked in the areas of Employment Law extensively, Commercial Transactions, Trusts, Union negotiations and Litigation in the Supreme Court.

1998 – 2009
General Legal Counsel to Sunshine Holdings Ltd., & The Sunshine Group of Companies Worked extensively in the areas of Conveyancing, Mortgages, Probate Matters, Litigation and various commercial Transactions

2009 – Present:

Lecturer at the University of the Bahamas in;

Business Law 255 (BUSL 255)

Business Law 355 (BUSL 355)

and Employment Law (BUSL 340)

2013 – Present:

Lecturer at the University of the West Indies Open Campus

Bahamas in Law for H.R. Managers.

Activities and Achievements:

Secondary School:

A member of Track and Field Team, Soccer and Basketball Teams;

A member of the Speech, Drama, Camera Club, the Choir and School Band for four (4) years. I was an executive member of the Student Council for three (3) years. I received B.J.C. passes of various grades in English Language, Literature, Math, Art, Spanish, History, Religious Knowledge and Biology.

College/University:

A member of the Spanish Club, Foreign Student Association, Vice President of the Minority Club, University Players (Drama Group), A member of the School Choir, Band, Basketball and Soccer Teams, Young Christian Students, Mass Planning Committee for Music and Mass Musician.

Organizations:

Past Member of Kiwanis Cable Beach, Member of the Duquesne University Students of Supervision, and Administration (DUSSA) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. A member of the Saint Gregory’s Alumni Association of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Executive Member of the Soulful Groovers Band, (1973 – 1997), A member of the Royal Bahamas Police Reserves (May 1988 – 2009), attached to the Criminal Investigation Department and a Member of the Middlesex Polytechnic Law Society.

Judge of the Industrial Tribunal (December, 2009 – August, 2018)

Justice of Supreme Court (August 13th, 2018-present)

May

04 - 08

May

11 - 15

May

18 - 22

May

25 - 29

June

01 - 05

June

08 - 12

June

15 - 19

June

22 - 26

Jun - Jul

29 - 03

July

06 - 10

July

13 - 17

July

20 - 24

July

27 - 31

August

03 - 07

August

10 - 14

August

17 - 21

August

24 - 28

Aug - Sep

31 - 04

September

07 - 11

September

14 - 18

September

21 - 25

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