Maureen McBride is a former New York City prosecutor who has a wealth of experience in criminal defense ranging from driving while intoxicated to homicide. In 2006 Ms. McBride founded her own firm to use her trial skills and expertise to provide quality defense for clients. Ms. McBride represents her clients with compassion, intelligence and is dauntless in the pursuit of justice. Nothing is more crucial to the justice system than excellent representation of persons accused of a crime and Ms. McBride has dedicated her career to providing that representation.
Ms. McBride began her legal career as an Assistant District Attorney in Nassau County, handling all level of felonies. Ms. McBride prosecuted hundreds of Driving While Intoxicated cases giving her a tremendous advantage in defending these cases. In 2001 Ms. McBride joined the Special Victim’s Bureau in the Major Crimes Division of the Queens County District Attorney's office. In the Special Victim's Bureau she prosecuted high-level sex offenders and homicides. 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 fraud investigations for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. While overseeing those investigations, she gained exceptional knowledge of white collar crime which she brings to the Law Offices of Maureen McBride.
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 received her B.A. in History from the State University of New York at Albany.
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 is a member of the New York State Bar Association, Nassau County Bar Association, Chenango County Bar Association and New York State Defender's Association.