Israel Maimon is married, and father of three. He has been practicing law since May 1995.
Mr. Maimon was employed in the law offices of Haberman, Dovev, Stern and Partners in Tel Aviv from 1993-2003, first as a student and then an intern, through mid-1995, and became a partner in January 1999, until his appointment as Government Secretary in March 2003.
In the course of his work at Haberman, Dovev, Stern and Partners, he specialized in a wide range of issues, including administrative and constitutional law. His legal training afforded him vast experience, e.g. providing legal opinion and counsel, and presentations before legal tribunals, including the High Court of Justice, public hearings, the Knesset, Government ministries, the State Comptroller, the State Attorneys Office, Parties Registrar and numerous other organizations.
Within the bounds of his profession, he conducted high level negotiations with individuals and organizations in both the public and private sector on a range of complex issues, also proffering legal advice and opinion to non-profit organizations and various companies, conducting complex trade negotiations, and drafting commercial and real estate contracts.
From 1993-1994 Mr. Maimon served as legal assistant to Dr. Suzy Navot during her tenure as presiding judge of the Supreme Tribunal of the College of Administration. He holds an LL.B. from the Academic Track of the College of Administration Law School in Tel Aviv, and was an honors student in his first two years of study. Mr. Maimon served with the Editorial team of the Hamishpat Academic Journal of the Law School, and wrote reviews of articles and new books in the field of law.
Israel Maimon graduated from Blich High School in Ramat Chen, Ramat Gan. In 1984 he was conscripted into the Golani Brigade, served in all command roles and attained the rank of Company Commander at the school for Section Commanders. He is a Major in the reserves, and functions as an officer in the Operations Branch of the Northern Infantry.
On June 19, 2002, Mr. Maimon was selected through public tender for the role of Legal Adviser to the Prime Minister’s Office, although he barely had time to take up the position before being appointed Government Secretary on March 4, 2003