LEGAL SERVICES OF THE VIRGIN ISLANDSINC

Address
3017 ORANGE GROVE
ST CROIX, VI 008204375
Contact
Website: http://www.legalservicesvi.org
Phone: +1 (340) 718-2626
Nonprofit
NTEE: Z99 - Unknown
EIN: 67-0254654

Mission

THE MISSION OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO ACCESS JUSTICE,PROTECT RIGHTS,AND EDUCATE PEOPLE IN POVERTY IN ORDER TO EMPOWER THEM TO MOVE TOWARD SELF-SUFFIENCY. THIS MISSION IS ACHIEVED BY PROVIDING LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CIVIL MATTERS TO ITS CLIENTS;RESIDENTS OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS,FREE OF CHARGE, WHOSE INCOME ARE WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITS.
 20162010
Basic features of the organization
Year of formation1972
Subsection code03
PF filing required0 
Form of organization
CorporationTrue
Human resources, including compensation
Summary compensation info
Sum of reportable (W2/1099) compensation$0.00 
Number of employees14 
Number of people compensated >$100k0 
Number of volunteers0 
Number of highly compensated contractors0 
Personnel
Evangelista, Richard
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personRICHARD T EVANGELISTA ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Fenster, Trudy
TitlePRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personTRUDY FENSTER ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org4.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Frett, Micha
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personMICHA ALISSA FRETT 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Henry, Dwayne
TitleVICE PRESIDENT 
Name of key/compensated personDWAYNE HENRY ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org4.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Henry, Marsha
TitleSECRETARY 
Name of key/compensated personMARSHA HENRY 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org4.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Hoover, Adam
TitleTREASURER 
Name of key/compensated personADAM HOOVER ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Average hours per week working for org4.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Mallard, Diantha
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDIANTHA MALLARD 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
McLean, Dolace
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personDOLACE MCLEAN PHD ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Norkaitis, Paula
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personPAULA NORKAITIS 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Paul, Cassandra
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCASSANDRA C PAUL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Percell, Karl
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personKARL PERCELL ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Pratt, Vanessa-Nola
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personVANESSA-NOLA PRATT ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Samuel, Cleantha
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCLEANTHA SAMUEL 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Smith, Cathy
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCATHY SMITH ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Thomas, Chivonne
TitleDIRECTOR 
Name of key/compensated personCHIVONNE THOMAS ESQ 
Position of compensated person
Current individual trustee or directorTrue 
Average hours per week working for org2.00 
Reportable compensation from org$0.00 
Other comp, non-reportable, from org and related orgs$0.00 
Corresponding comp from related orgs
Reportable compensation from related orgs $0.00 
Purpose: mission, activities, & accomplishments
Mission or significant activitiesTHE MISSION OF THE ORGANIZATION IS TO ACCESS JUSTICE,PROTECT RIGHTS,AND EDUCATE PEOPLE IN POVERTY IN ORDER TO EMPOWER THEM TO MOVE TOWARD SELF-SUFFIENCY. THIS MISSION IS ACHIEVED BY PROVIDING LEGAL ASSISTANCE IN CIVIL MATTERS TO ITS CLIENTS;RESIDENTS OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS,FREE OF CHARGE, WHOSE INCOME ARE WITHIN CERTAIN LIMITS. 
Program service expenses, total$1,269,541.00 
Programs, including revenue & expenses
FUNDED BY THE VI DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO THE ELDERLY LIVING IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS BY WAY OF LEGAL ADVICE AND COUNSEL,BRIEF SERVICES, LITIGATION, EDUCATION OUTREACH AND WORKSHOPS.
Program expenses$60,000.00 
Program descriptionFUNDED BY THE VI DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE CIVIL LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO THE ELDERLY LIVING IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS BY WAY OF LEGAL ADVICE AND COUNSEL,BRIEF SERVICES, LITIGATION, EDUCATION OUTREACH AND WORKSHOPS. 
THE ORGANIZATION'S MAJOR OBJECTIVE IS TO PROVIDE PRIVATE ATTORNEY LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS.
Program expenses$1,269,541.00 
Program descriptionTHE ORGANIZATION'S MAJOR OBJECTIVE IS TO PROVIDE PRIVATE ATTORNEY LEGAL ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS. 
Financial data
Revenue
Total revenue$1,666,563.00 
Revenue from contributions (total)$1,664,977.00$1,738,436.00
Investment income, current yr$1,236.00 
Total revenue from grants, etc., current yr$1,664,977.00 
Total unrelated business revenue$0.00 
Other revenue, current yr$350.00 
Net unrelated business taxable revenue$0.00 
Program service revenue (total) $0.00
Gross receipts$1,666,563.00 
Sources of contributions
Revenue from gov't grants$1,664,977.00 
Other types of revenue
Miscellaneous revenue (total)$350.00 
Income from dividends, interest, and similar investments$1,236.00 
Net rental income $0.00
Expense categories (totals)
Total functional expenses: sum of all$1,409,792.00 
Total functional expenses: program service $1,269,541.00 
Total functional expenses: management and general$140,251.00 
Total functional expenses: fundraising$0.00 
Fees for services
Fundraising service fees (total)$0.00 
Assets and liabilities
Total assets$2,668,654.00$2,039,492.00
Total assets, beginning of year$2,198,661.00 
Total liabilities$1,400,801.00$1,323,615.00
Total liabilities, beginning of year$1,214,283.00 
Pledges & accounts receivable, net$60,706.00 
Unrestricted net assets, end of yr$1,229,358.00 
Temporarily restricted net assets$38,495.00 
Net assets$1,267,853.00 
Net assets, beginning of year$984,378.00 
Other assets$2,565.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing$1,060,995.00 
Cash: non-interest bearing, beginning of year$549,765.00 
Other financial variables
Revenue less expenses$256,771.00 
Advertising (total)$1,315.00 
Prepaid expenses & deferred charges$35,225.00 
Secured mortgages and notes payable$783,188.00 
Total net assets or fund balances$1,267,853.00 
Depreciation, depletion, amortization$79,164.00 
Governance and accountability
Number of voting members14 
Number of independent voting members14 
Accrual accountingTrue 
Tax year start date2016-01-01 
Tax year end date2016-12-012010-12-01
Metadata about the filing
E-return type: 990, 990EZ, or 990PF990 
Date e-filing submitted2018-01-10 
IRS schema version2016v3.0 
Filing identifier201703189349310930 
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