Paula Vanessa Llewellyn

Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty PB00068179

Paula Vanessa Llewellyn was born in Kingston, Jamaica to Clinton and Mavis.  She attended St. George’s Primary school and St. Hugh’s High School.  After graduation she attended the University of the West Indies at Mona and Norman Manley Law School. She finished her internship in Antigua.

Afterwards she returned to Jamaica working as court clerk at the Saint James Parish magistrate’s court out of Montego. In 1986, she became a crown counsel in the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP).  In 1993, she was made deputy direction and senior director in 1999. 

She applied through a competitive selection process administered by the Public Service Commission for being the Director of Public Prosecutions in 2008.  She was given the position making her the first woman to hold that position.

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Comments (15)

Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, James... as you already know, nothing I like better than reading about accomplished women who were "firsts."

Jul 05, 2021 04:26 AM
Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY

Good morning James,

She kept her nose to the grindstone for a lot of accomplishments.

Make yourself an awesome day.

Jul 05, 2021 04:32 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning James. Paula just plodded on! No barriers in her vision. Many should learn from her, maybe all! Enjoy your day.

Jul 05, 2021 05:08 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I hope that she prosecutes fairly.  It seems that prosecution isn't always about innocence or guilt, it is more of a game to see which side can win regardless of the truth.

Jul 05, 2021 05:11 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

Good for her. I love to see folks who put their lives to good use in the service of others.

Jul 05, 2021 06:24 AM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning James - that is a woman who set her goals and reached them.

Jul 05, 2021 06:35 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, James, for sharing this story.

Take care, be safe and have a great day.

Jul 05, 2021 06:58 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello James - another new-to-me name and story. That "list" continues to grow for me and I am thankful you often add to my knowledge/awareness with another story.  

Jul 05, 2021 08:06 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Not someone I had heard of but always enjoy reading about others' accomlishments, especially when they are first!

Jul 05, 2021 09:31 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi James- sounds like another very accomplished woman!!! Cheers to her. 

Jul 05, 2021 09:40 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning James. AN interesting biography of a woman that accomplished a lot

Jul 05, 2021 09:51 AM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Another wonderful woman to achieve a FIRST!.  One of these days, there will be so many firsts that noticing them will be ho hum...A

Jul 05, 2021 11:00 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I have no idea what her views are/were but my hats off to here for persuing her dreams and making them come true.

Jul 06, 2021 06:51 AM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

we have made great progress over the last 50 years in making opportunities available to lots of different kinds of people - I wish there was more recognition of that here and around the world

Jul 07, 2021 07:18 AM
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

To be a female prosecutor on a Caribbean island would be a unique situation.

Oct 31, 2021 03:30 PM