Marie-Christine Aziz graduated from Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University in May 2017. She was admitted to the New Jersey State Court in 2018. While in law school, Marie-Christine was the Vice President of the Hofstra Veteran’s Law Student Association where she helped organize the Veteran’s Legal Assistance Program. Marie-Christine was also member of the founding class for the Center for Children, Families, and the Law at Hofstra University and co-wrote the training manual. Ms. Aziz was a research assistant to Professor Robin Charlow for the 2015-2016 academic year, working on various education law elements.
During the summer of 2015, Marie-Christine volunteered with Jersey Battered Women’s Service in Morristown, New Jersey, where she assisted victims of domestic violence navigate through the court system.
In addition to attending law school full-time, Marie-Christine worked for GEICO’s staff counsel for 2 years, drafting motions and working closely with the attorneys to conduct research.
Upon graduating from law school, Marie-Christine served as law clerk to the Honorable Peter J. Barnes, III, J.S.C. in Middlesex County- Family Division. She worked extensively on dissolution, non-dissolution, and domestic violence dockets. Ms. Aziz mediated approximately 60 landlord/tenant and small claims disputes during the pendency of her clerkship, in addition to mediating a plethora of family law disputes.
Areas Of Practice
- Family Law
- Child Support
- New Jersey, 2018
- Hofstra University School of Law, Hempstead, New York
- J.D. - 2017
- Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey
- Major: Political Science
- Major: Middle Eastern Studies
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Middlesex County Bar Association, 2017 to Present
- New Jersey State Bar Association, 2017 to Present
Past Employment Positions
- Superior Court of New Jersey, Law Clerk for Peter J. Barnes III, J.S.C., 2017 to 2018
Pro Bono Activities
- Hofstra Veteran's Law Student Association, 2014 to 2017
- Jersey Battered Women's Service, 2015
- Delta Epsilon
- Phi Sigma Iota
- Phi Sigma Alpha
- Phi Alpha Delta