Mrs. Monique Hofman-Ruigrok was born in The Hague, the Netherlands and graduated from the University of Leiden (UL) in the Netherlands in 1989 with a Masters in Business law.
She worked as a lawyer at the Ministry of Transport & Public Works and as a senior lawyer at the Department of Labour Affairs in The Haque prior to coming to Sint Maarten.
In 1995 Monique moved to Sint Maarten and was admitted to the Bar of the Netherlands Antilles & Aruba in March 1996.
Monique is partner and co-founder of the firm, which was established in 2005.
Monique is board member (secretary) of the PJL Library, former board member of the Bar Association of Sint Maarten and former board member of the Law Clinic. Over the past years, Monique has been giving lectures and classes in labour law.