Making Saint Lucia Proud
ANOTHER talented, young Saint Lucian lady has made her country proud. On February 5, 2020, Darilyn Nadeish Octave was admitted to the New York State Bar Association. The oath ceremony took place at the Supreme Court, Appellate Division: Second Judicial Department in Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Ms. Octave’s formative years were spent as a student at the Faulkner’s Pre-school on Chaussee Road, Castries and, later, as a student of the Anglican Infant School. Ms. Octave went on to attend the Canon Laurie Anglican Primary School and, after achieving top marks on her Common Entrance Examination, went on to attend the Castries Comprehensive Secondary School.
After graduating from Castries Comprehensive Secondary School, Ms. Octave immigrated to the United States to join her mother Ulrica Octave- Eaddy.
In 2012, Ms. Octave graduated Magna Cum Laude from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York with her Bachelor of Arts degree. Later that year, Ms. Octave enrolled at the Pace University School of Law in New York to pursue her goal of becoming an attorney. Ms. Octave graduated from Pace University School of Law – achieving an ‘Excellence in Clinic’ award for her work in the Immigration Justice Clinic.
After sitting for and passing the bar examination, Ms. Octave was admitted to the Supreme Court of New Jersey in 2017, the United States District Court of New Jersey in 2019, and the New York Supreme Court in 2020.
Ms. Darilyn Nadeish Octave is currently employed with a private Immigration Law Firm in New York City, USA, where she practices Removal Defense, Family Immigration and Business Immigration.
Congrats to you, Darilyn Nadeish Octave. We wish you best wishes and every success, in your continuing future legal career. St. Lucia salutes you – you have made us proud!