1 Program with Michael Jagels

Mike Jagels is the Section Chief for the Major Crimes & Emerging Threats (MC&ET) Section of the Virginia Attorney General’s Office. His section is responsible for handling a wide variety of prosecutions, including those involving elected official, election, tax, environmental, money laundering, organized crime, terrorism, cigarette trafficking, narcotics, human trafficking, and violent crime cases in state and federal courts. His section also works closely with other Attorney General Sections involving Medicaid Fraud, Computer Crime, and Criminal Appeals. In addition, the MC&ET Section provides agency legal advice to the Virginia State Police, Department of Forensic Science, Department of Criminal Justice Services, and other state agencies, and its attorneys serve as special counsel to a number of multi-jurisdictional grand juries throughout Virginia. Mr. Jagels also supervises a team of financial crime investigators. He previously served as Director and Chief Prosecutor of the Attorney General’s Special Prosecutions and Organized Crime Division. From 2008 to 2013, Mr. Jagels served as a Special Assistant United States Attorney in the Richmond Office of the United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. There he prosecuted hundreds of cases involving violent crime, gangs, firearm offenses, narcotics trafficking, tax fraud, and identity theft in United States District Court and the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. From 2000 to 2008, Mr. Jagels served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for the Richmond Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. He has also worked as an associate for Zoby & Broccoletti in Norfolk and served as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Portsmouth. Mr. Jagels earned his J.D. in 1994 from the Western Michigan University Cooley Law School and his B.A. in 1989 from Virginia Tech. He has previously served as the President of the Richmond Criminal Bar Association and Co-Chair of the Bench Bar Conference for the Richmond Bar Association.

 
2017 Criminal Law Seminar (2017-2018 Credit)

Published by Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


Credit: VA


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