Skilled, compassionate defense attorney.
Former New York City prosecutor.
Maureen McBride is a former New York City prosecutor with extensive experience handling challenging criminal defense cases, ranging from driving while intoxicated to homicide. In 2006,
Ms. McBride founded her own firm in order to use her trial skills and expertise to provide quality defense for clients. Ms. McBride represents her clients with compassion, and intelligence and is relentless in pursuing justice. As nothing is more crucial to the justice system than excellent representation of a person accused of a crime, Ms. McBride has dedicated her career to consistently providing that caliber of representation.
Ms. McBride began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, handling all level of felonies. She has prosecuted hundreds of Driving While Intoxicated cases, which has given her a tremendous edge in knowing how to properly defend DWI-charged clients. In 2001, Ms. McBride joined the Special Victim’s Bureau in the Major Crimes Division of the Queens County District Attorney's office, where she prosecuted high-level sex offenders and homicide suspects. Ms. McBride has a keen understanding of complex DNA and medical evidence, and has presented all facets of expert testimony to juries.
Prior to founding her firm, Ms. McBride managed large-scale, white-collar crime fraud investigations for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. During that time, she gained exceptional knowledge in this area, which enhances her expertise in her current practice.
Ms. McBride is a 1992 cum laude graduate of Western New England College School of Law where she served as a member of the Law Review, received the American Jurisprudence Book Award for
Criminal Law, and was selected to participate in the Criminal Law Trial Clinic. She earned her B.A.
in History from the State University of New York at Albany.
Areas of Practice
Penal Law felonies
Penal Law misdemeanors
White Collar Defense
Ms. McBride is a member of the Board of Directors of the Nassau County Criminal Courts Bar association, where she is active in advocating for reforms in criminal law. She also sits on the Criminal Law and Procedure Committee of the Nassau County Bar Association. Ms. McBride holds memberships in the New York State Bar Association, the Nassau County Bar Association, the Chenango County Bar Association and the New York State Defender's Association.