Krista Macnevin Jee
Ms. Jee is a Senior Associate with Jones & Mayer. Her primary practice areas are civil and appellate litigation, as well as land use and the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA). She acts as deputy city attorney for various cities, regularly advising elected officials and staff in all areas of municipal law, including land use and planning, contracts, code enforcement, inverse condemnation, elections, taxes, public records, public works, nuisance, dangerous condition, administrative hearings, franchises, state and federal compliance, drafting municipal codes, etc. Ms. Jee specializes in complex litigation cases, including CEQA, police litigation, employment, writs and appeals. She has successfully concluded numerous complex cases by pre-trial motions and settlement. She has briefed and argued many cases at the appellate level, whether representing a party to the litigation or on behalf of amicus curiae. She is admitted to practice in all state and federal courts within the State of California.
Ms. Jee has been with Jones & Mayer for eighteen years. She graduated magna cum laude from Whittier College, School of Law in 1998 and was admitted to practice law in the State of California the same year. She is also admitted to practice in the State of Texas, since 2008. She received a certificate of academic focus in Children’s Law from Whittier Law School and was among the first graduating class of Fellows for the Center of Children’s Rights. Ms. Jee was an Editor of the Whittier Law Review. She graduated magna cum laude from California State Polytechnic University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in English.
Ms. Jee has published an article, “Hearsay Exceptions in Child Abuse Cases: Have the Courts and Legislatures Really Considered the Child” in the Whittier Law Review, as well as participating in numerous cases with published opinions. She enjoys running and spending time with her children. She completed both a marathon in Rome, Italy and two half marathons in Austin, Texas, as well as various other races.
- J.D. Whittier College, School of Law, 1998
- B.A. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, 1995
- United States District Court for the Central, Eastern, Northern and Southern Districts of California Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals
- California Supreme Court
- Texas State Courts
- Civil Litigation
- Writs and Appeals
- Environmental Law
- Land Use and Zoning
- Municipal Law
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