Triple J hires legal counsel | Guam Affairs

Jose Mafnas Jr. has joined Triple J Enterprises as the company’s new legal counsel, replacing Jim Stump, who returned home to Michigan last month after eight years in the role.

Mafnas will play a key role within Triple J’s management team, providing legal protection and services to both individual employees and the group, legal research, contract information and property law. government regulations, etc., Triple J said in a press release.

Mafnas was most recently Deputy Attorney General assigned to the Civil Litigation Division of the Government of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Prior to his experience as legal advisor to the CNMI government, Mafnas worked for a private law firm in Saipan where his legal work included real estate transactions, appeals work, civil litigation, probates and general legal assistance. Her experience also includes research and internships with the Supreme Court of Guam, Professor Rose Cuison-Villazor at the Davis School of Law at the University of California, the Sacramento County Attorney’s Office, and the Courts of American District of Guam and Saipan.

Mafnas graduated magna cum laude, with a degree in criminal justice and criminology from Chaminade University in Honolulu and is a graduate of UC Davis School of Law. He is licensed to practice law at CNMI, Guam and California.

“Jose has extensive experience both as an assistant AG for CNMI and as an associate lawyer dealing with legal matters relating to the industries in which our group of companies operates. He will be a key addition to our leadership team as we continue to execute our growth strategy as a group, ”said Jeff Jones, president of Triple J Enterprises.

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