Giro & Associates, LLC
Attorney Maurice Giro
Attorney Maurice Giro

Maurice Giro

  • Managing Attorney


Drawing from a military background, Maurice Giro, is an attorney with the knowledge and discipline to handle your lawsuit with experience, honor and distinction.

A former municipal public defender and current municipal prosecutor, Mr. Giro has the experience and creativity to handle your case with efficiency by utilizing modern legal theory and techniques.

Bringing over ten years of experience to his practice, attorney Maurice Giro of Giro & Associates, LLP is committed to helping individuals protect their assets and provide for their families after death. Mr. Giro takes a compassionate approach to estate planning and elder lawmatters and takes the time to truly understand his clients' situation and goals.

He is familiar with the various laws affecting the transferring of assets after death and can help his clients and their families have peace of mind when a death occurs. Mr. Giro's estate law experience enables him to assist in a wide variety of circumstances: Whether his clients need to protect valuable and complex assets through a trust, to plan for Medicare and Medicaid benefits to assist with long-term care, or to pass on simple assets and personal items through a will, Mr. Giro is able to help deliver exceptional results.

When the death of a loved one or family member produces estate contests and strife, Mr. Giro draws upon the experience he has gained serving as Union City's municipal prosecutor as well as a municipal prosecutor and public defender for West New York to help his clients prevail in the courtroom.

A successful litigator must be comfortable with both the substantive law of the dispute and the procedures and techniques necessary to present the law and facts persuasively in court, and Mr. Giro's two decades of experience have given him both. Mr. Giro's education and experience make him a trustworthy advocate and ally in the courtroom to family members seeking to carry out their loved one's final wishes.

Union City Municipal Prosecutor (current)
West New York Municipal Prosecutor
West New York Public Defender

 Licensed in New Jersey, New York and the District Court for New Jersey.

Practice Areas

  • Elder Law
  • Family Law
  • Estate Planning

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court District of New Jersey
  • New York

Professional Associations

  • New York State Bar Association (Entertainment Law and Family Law Committees)
  • Hispanic Bar Association of New Jersey
  • Hudson County Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers Association


  • Rutgers University School of Law, Newark, New Jersey
    • J.D.
  • Thomas Edison State College
    • B.A.
    • Honors: With High Honors
    • Major: Humanities

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts

Past Positions

  • West New York Municipal Prosecutor
  • West New York Public Defender


  • English
  • Spanish