Lydia Moolenaar is the youngest daughter of six children. She is born to Doris St. Paul-Logie of Gouyave St. John’s and Conrad Logie of St. Patrick’s. She resides on St. Croix with her husband Roland Moolenaar, Jr. (grandson of Jessica Tutein Moolenaar), and her two children Marcus and Julissa Moolenaar.
The young lawyer attended Angelican High School (AHS). She later graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands in 1991 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Attorney Moolenaar worked her way through school and funded 100% of her college education. On May 1995, she received a Juris Doctorate Degree from the Thurgood Marshall School of Law at Texas Southern University in Houston, Texas.
In 1992, she was awarded the VI Endowment – a collaborative effort between the University of the Virgin Islands and the then Territorial Court of the Virgin Islands, with which she attended the Thurgood Marshall School of Law in Texas, where she received her Juris Doctorate.