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Maggi Khalil Esq

 

 

 

  

                                                                                     

Maggi S. Khalil, Esq.

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE 

 

 

 

LAW OFFICE OF MAGGI KHALIL, LLC

Private Practitioner, September 2006 – Present

·       Focusing representation of clients on in matrimonial and family law cases

·    Assisting with immigration applications and bankruptcy chapter 7 petitions

·    Representing clients in real estate closings, includes drafting and negotiating of contracts  

 

JERSEY CITY MUNICIPAL COURT

Assistant City Attorney & Assistant Municipal Prosecutor, March 2008 – March 2009 and October 2012 to present

·       Represent the State of New Jersey in important trials, including Refusal of DWI

·       Prosecute various cases on behalf of the State of New Jersey  

·       Plea bargain traffic and quasi-criminal cases

·       Review submissions for requests for proposals and qualifications

 

 

RARITAN VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Somerville, NJ

Assistant Adjunct Professor, September 2011 – December 2011

·       Taught college students in the Paralegal Studies Program   

LAW DEPARTMENT, City of Bayonne, NJ 

Assistant City Attorney, March 2009 – July 2010

·       Represented City of Bayonne in Court for cases filed against the municipality   

·       Responded to Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”) requests made by the public

·       Took bids for various City contracts

·       Filed municipal liens for outstanding municipal taxes

 

 

BAYONNE BOARD OF EDUCATION, Bayonne, NJ 

Board of Education Trustee, February 2008 – July 2008

 

NEW JERSEY SUPERIOR COURT, Hon. Lourdes I. Santiago, Jersey City, NJ 

Law Clerk to Judge in Family Division, September 2005 – August 2006   

  ·       Completed legal research regarding simple and complex issues

  ·       Prepared emergent orders to show cause and appeals

  ·       Interviewed litigants and completed mediations to reach fair resolutions

  ·       Calculated child support obligation due from non-custodial parent

  ·       Reviewed post-judgment motion papers to ensure they met filing requirements

  ·       Proposed case decisions and drafted  Orders for the Judge’s signature

 

NEW YORK STATE COURT OF CLAIMS, Hon. Alan C. Marin, New York, NY Legal Secretary, 2000 – 2004            

  ·       Drafted letters and assisted with conference calls related to discovery issues, court rules and adjournments; edited the Judge’s Decisions and Motion Orders, and organized the court calendar and prepared expense reports 

 

UNITED NATIONS WORLD AFFAIRS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM, New York, NY Intern, 1999 – 2000                                                                              

·       Selected by College Dean Eddie Manning to participate in program 

·       Interfaced with many delegates at diversified conferences

·       Completed office duties at NGO/DPI Center & BBC 

 

THE HALPIN GROUP, Iselin, NJ                                                                           

Investigator, 1999                                                                                                      

  ·       Conducted undercover field work used for prosecutorial evidence in cases involving theft and fraud; drafted investigation report summaries

 

OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL, Major Fraud Unit, Trenton, NJ                          

Clerk, 1998 – 2000                                                                               

·       Completed redaction review to protect confidentiality

·       Transcribed tapes and assisted attorneys and investigators with various discovery projects for pending cases

·       Completed document review (manual review of files and boxes)

 

NEW JERSEY SUPERIOR COURT, Hon. Shirley Tolentino, Jersey City, NJ        

Intern, 1998                                                                                                          

  ·       Drafted court correspondence, summarized cases, organized court calendar, reviewed juror information and observed hearings and trials 

 

AFFILIATIONS

·       President, 2007, Young Lawyers Division (“YLD”) of the Hudson County Bar Association (“HCBA”)

·       Member, 2006 – Present, YLD of the HCBA

·       Member, 2006 – Present, New Jersey State Bar Association

·       Member, 2006 – Present, American Bar Association

 

SKILLS & PERSONAL INTERESTS 

·       Second Language Skill:  Fluent in Arabic

·       Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills          

·       Personal Interests:  tennis, hiking, Church volunteering and community involvement

EDUCATION & LICENSE:  Admitted to New Jersey State Bar, May 2006

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW, Newark, NJ (2002 2005), J.D.

                        The Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2005), London, England                                       

·       Completed Study Abroad Semester

NEW YORK LAW SCHOOL, New York, NY (2001 2002)   

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, New Brunswick, NJ (2000), B.A.            

·       Double Major:  Criminal Justice and Journalism, Mass Media