Law Office of Maggi Khalil Maksoud, LLC

About Maggi
Legal Services
Maggi in the media
Contact Maggi
About Maggi

Maggi Khalil Esq





Maggi Khalil Maksoud, Esq.

Work Experience 

Law Office of Maggi Khalil Maksoud, LLC
Private Practitioner, September 2006 – Present 
  • Personal injury cases including car accidents, accidents at work, slip and falls, medical negligence.
  • Real estate transactions including drafting and negotiating of contracts and representing buyers and sellers.
  • Immigration including citizenship applications and family based petitions.
  • Divorce and Family law matters including: 
    • Divorce/Annulment
    • Domestic Violence
    • Custody/Visitation Issues
    • Alimony
    • Child Support
    • Equitable Distribution
    • Orders to Show Cause
    • Pendente Lite Motions
    • Enforcement of Court Orders
    • Relocation with Children
    • Name Change
    • Prenuptial Marriage Agreements
    • Property Settlement Agreements
    • Post-Divorce Motions

  • Municipal Court/Law Department, City of Bayonne, NJ 

    Chief Municipal Prosecutor/Assistant City Attorney, 2014 - present

    (I also served from 2009-2010 as Assistant City Attorney) 

    • 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 
    Jersey City Municipal Court
    Assistant City Attorney & Assistant Municipal Prosecutor, 2008 - 2009 and 2012 - 2013
    • 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


    Bayonne Board of EducationBayonne, NJ 

    Board of Education Trustee, 2008


    New Jersey Superior Court, Hon. Lourdes 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 ProgramNew York, NY, Intern, 1999 – 2000                                                                              
    •       Selected by the College Dean to participate in program 
    •       Interfaced with many delegates at diversified conferences
    •       Completed office duties at NGO/DPI Center & BBC


    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 



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

    Ø  Member, 2006 – Present, YLD of the HCBA

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

    Ø  Member, 2006 – Present, American Bar Association


    Skills & Personal Interests

    Ø  Second Language Skill:  Fluent in Arabic

    Ø  Excellent Communication and Interpersonal Skills

    Ø  Personal Interests:  tennis, hiking and community involvement


    Education and 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                                       

    Ø  Completed Study Abroad Semester


    New York Law School, New York, NY (2001 – 2002)   


    Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ (2000), B.A.            

    Ø  Double Major:  Criminal Justice and Journalism, Mass Media

    Law Office of Maggi Khalil Maksoud, LLC * 561 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ 07002
    Phone: 201-858-4555 Fax: 201-858-4599