Prior to her appointment to the Commission, Maven served as general counsel for the Atlantic County Improvement Authority from 1990 to 1998, also serving as condemnation commissioner for Atlantic County from 1988 to 1993. Previously, she served for a year as a development coordinator for the Atlantic County Transportation Authority. Maven has been a board member of the Atlantic County Vocational Technical School, and served on the Board of Directors and as Board secretary for Atlantic City Tomorrow, Inc.
After leaving the Commission in 2001, Maven was appointed to the Superior Court by Governor Donald T. DiFrancesco, where she served in both the family and criminal divisions in Atlantic and Cape May counties. On August 1, 2012, Maven was elevated to the Appellate Division, New Jersey's intermediate appellate court.
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University School of Law, Maven began her legal career as an associate at Horn, Kaplan, Goldberg, Gorny and Daniels.