Justin K. Holcombe


340-774-4422 | jholcombe@dnfvi.com


Bar Admissions:

U.S. Virgin Islands
District of Columbia


University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Bachelor of Science, Political Science,
Minor in Communications, 2001, magna cum laude
Frank W. Prescott Outstanding Graduating Senior Award

Florida State University College of Law, Juris Doctor, 2003, with high honors
Certificate in International Law, 2003, with high honors
Order of the Coif
Member of the Journal of Transnational Law & Policy

George Washington University Law School, Master of Laws (LL.M.)
International and comparative Law, 2005, with highest honors


Banking and Litigation

Justin K. Holcombe is a Partner at Dudley Newman Feuerzeig LLP and a member of the Firm’s Litigation Department, where he specializes in litigating highly complex matters in a wide variety of disciplines.  Given the firm’s diverse client base, Mr. Holcombe’s practice regularly includes litigating disputes in a broad range of areas — including banking, bankruptcy (creditors), contractual disputes, real estate, aviation and maritime, communication technology, and professional ethics.  While working for the firm, Mr. Holcombe has secured significant victories for clients and has been involved in a number of successful appeals before the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, and the District Court of the Virgin Islands – Appellate Division.

Inspired by the experience of traveling to more than thirty countries and the increasing impact of globalization, Mr. Holcombe has also gained special expertise in the field of International and Comparative Law.  In 2002 and 2003, Mr. Holcombe participated in two international programs: the Asian-American Institute in Transnational Law in Hong Kong and the Geneva Institute in Transnational Law in Geneva in 2003.  Mr. Holcombe has also written extensively about international issues and obtained a Masters of Law degree (with highest honors) in this area of law.

Mr. Holcombe is admitted to practice in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Georgia, Tennessee and the District of Columbia.  He is also admitted to the U.S. Supreme Court, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the U.S. Court of International Trade, the U.S. District Court of the Virgin Islands, and the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee.

Mr. Holcombe is active in the legal community as a member of the American Bar Association, American Bankruptcy Institute, LCIA Young International Arbitration Group and the Georgia, Tennessee, Virgin Islands, and District of Columbia bars.


“Protecting Ecosystems and Natural Resources by Revising Conceptions of Ownership, Rights and Valuation,” Journal of Land, Resources and Environmental Law (Fall, 2005).

“Solutions for Regulating Offshore Outsourcing in the Service Sector: Using the Law, Market, International Mechanisms, and Collective Organization as Building Blocks,” University of Pennsylvania Journal of Labor and Employment Law (Spring, 2005).

Reported decisions:

Addie v. Kjaer, 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102202 (D.V.I. Sept. 24, 2010)
AGF Marine Aviation & Transport v. Richard C. Cassin Cit Group/Sales Fin., Inc., 544 F.3d 255 (3d Cir. 2008)
Beachside Assocs., LLC v. Fishman, 2010 V.I. Supreme LEXIS 33 (Sup. Ct. 2010)
In re Prosser, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 15501 (3d Cir. July 23, 2010)
Firstbank P.R. v. Jaymo Props. (In re Firstbank P.R.), 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 9768 (3d Cir. V.I. May 12, 2010)
Zimmer v. VF Dev., LLC, 2008 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 107547 (D.V.I. Jan. 29, 2008)
Government of the Virgin Islands v. AT&T of the Virgin Islands, Inc., 51 V.I. 731 (D.V.I. 2009)
Cape Air Int’l v. Lindsey, 2010 V.I. Supreme LEXIS 24 (Sup. Ct. 2010)
V.I. Gov’t Hosps. & Health Facilities Corp. v. Gov’t of the V.I., 50 V.I. 276 (Sup. Ct. 2008)
Staples v. Ruyter Bay Land Partners, LLC, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 90806 (D.V.I. Dec. 10, 2007)
First American Development Group/Carib, LLC v. WestLB AG, 55 V.I. 316 (V.I. Super. Ct. 2011)
Torchin v. Blue Shore Grill, LLC, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123491 (D.V.I. Aug. 30, 2012)