34 years, 450 cases
34 years, 85 cases
22 years, 20 cases
Decades of Experience, Fresno Roots and Exceptional Criminal Defense in the San Joaquin Valley
Since graduating from the San Joaquin College of Law in 1989, Charles Magill, the president of the firm, has been establishing himself as one of Fresno’s leading legal minds. For the past 22 years he has defended private individuals throughout Central California. He has stood up to federal and state prosecutors and time after time he has protected his clients’ rights against the most formidable opponents and most unlikely odds. Mr. Magill is a tenacious and creative defense lawyer who is not afraid to question conventional wisdom or take cases that other attorneys will not. Federal drug crimes; high stakes juvenile crimes cases; vehicular manslaughter and DUI, murder, theft, and all misdemeanors and felonies as well as criminal appeals; Mr. Magill has handled them all.
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Father, Artist, Philanthropist and One of Fresno’s Most Sought-After Attorneys
Mr. Magill’s confidence is born of experience. He has conducted over 150 jury and court trials in state and federal courts. As a fierce, creative, and knowledgeable trial attorney, Mr. Magill is highly sought-after by people throughout the valley and also by local and national media outlets. Amongst his peers in the San Joaquin Valley he is known as an exemplary professional who is also down-to-earth and capable of explaining the law in clear and concise ways. This is why NBC, FOX, ABC, CBS, NPR, the Wall Street Journal, the Fresno Bee and other media outlets often turn to him for legal insight. His relationship with local media has served his clients well when they find themselves in the middle of a high-profile firestorm.
As a father of five, as an artist, as an active member of his Fresno community, and as a philanthropist, Mr. Magill has deep experience in the law and the varied life experience that makes him the creative and intelligent defense lawyer you need on your side. He was selected as a Pro Tem Judge in the Fresno County Superior Court which is a rare honor, and he was also named “Best Trial Attorney” by the legal organization The Private Defenders.
Furthermore, he takes his pride in Fresno seriously and has long been an active member in the community as a High School Mock Trial Coach at Bullard High and Central High; as a member of the San Joaquin College of Law Barrister Balls Planning Committee; as a Sunday School Teacher; as a High School Debate/Forensics Judge; as a High School Mock Trial Scoring Attorney; and as a Young Life Leader.
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.