Maxine Desir, born in Elizabeth, New Jersey. Maxine earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice from Florida International University, graduating Cum Laude in 2016. Maxine went on to earn her Juris Doctor from Ave Maria School of Law in 2020. In law school, she served as a member of the Latin Association, Federalist Society, and participated in pro bono student externships with both Dade Legal Aid and private civil litigation. Maxine was admitted to the State Bar of Georgia in 2021 and is a member of the Gwinnett County Bar Association.