Mr. Magee has been a lawyer in private practice over 15 years. Prior to coming to the Austin area, he worked in several downtown Dallas law firms. He has been involved in litigation for his entire legal career.
While in law school at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law (now known as the Texas A&M University School of Law) in Ft. Worth, Texas, Mr. Magee was a member of the law review, served as a research assistant, and graduated in the top 15% of his law school class. During his studies, he was a law clerk at a firm representing those injuried by other's negligence.
Mr. Magee is a member of the State Bar of Texas and is admitted in the federal courts, including the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas and the United States Supreme Court. He also is a member of the Texas Criminal Defense Lawyers Association.
In addition to his Juris Doctor degree, Mr. Magee also holds a Master of Public Affairs and Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Dallas.
Mr. Magee has also served in city government, as Assistant to the City Manager and City Manager, and as an adjunct lecturer in Politics and Government at several Texas universities and colleges.