Jamie J. McKey was born in Bryan, Texas, and grew up in East Texas. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Texas in 2003. Jamie graduated Magna Cum Laude from St. Mary’s University School of Law in 2006. During her second year of law school, Jamie clerked for the Honorable Barbara Hervey at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Following graduation, Jamie again pursued her legal career as a Briefing Attorney for Judge Hervey at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the highest criminal court in Texas.
After her tenure at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, Jamie was in private practice in San Antonio, Texas, where she litigated both civil and criminal cases.
In 2008, Jamie moved to Dallas and joined The Bassett Firm. The primary emphasis of her practice was as a litigation and appellate attorney for many high profile clients. The bulk of Jamie’s practice focused on Business Litigation and complex Commercial Litigation.
In 2010 Jamie joined the Kendall Law Group, where she is now a partner. Her practice focuses on a wide range of cases in state and federal court, working closely with Joe Kendall in providing local counsel services to out of state lawyers. As a former Court of Criminal Appeals briefing attorney she also works with Joe Kendall in the firm’s Federal Criminal Defense practice.
Jamie is admitted to practice before all Texas state and federal courts and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
- State of Texas, 2006
- U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
- Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals
- Class Action Securities litigation
- White collar criminal defense
- Complex commercial litigation, including breach of contract and fraud cases.
- Business litigation