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Office of Administrative Hearings

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Maxine E. McBean

Administrative Law Judge

Administrative Law Judge

Maxine E. McBean was appointed to serve as an Administrative Law Judge in the District of Columbia Office of Administrative Hearings (OAH) in January 2020.

Prior to joining OAH, she served as an Administrative Judge on the D.C. Contract Appeals Board from 2011 – 2019 pursuant to her appointment by former Mayor Vincent Gray. Judge McBean presided over cases involving disputes between contractors and the District of Columbia government, as well as disappointed bidder protests. Because of her extensive experience in government contracting, she has been an expert panelist for programs administered by the Board of Contract Appeals Bar Association and the American Bar Association, Public Contract Law Section. Formerly, she was also the Deputy General Counsel of the National Capital Revitalization Corporation where she was responsible for procurements, vendor and developer agreements, and legal oversight of the company’s contracting practices.

Judge McBean received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Florida International University, a Master of Arts in Real Estate and Urban Analysis from the University of Florida, a Juris Doctorate from Southwestern Law School, and a Master of Laws in Real Property Development from the University of Miami. She is admitted to the bar in the District of Columbia and the state of Florida.