McAlester attorney, Brecken A. Wagner graduated from Oklahoma City University School of Law in 2003. Mr. Wagner is originally from Springfield Missouri, and obtained his Bachelors Degree for Benedictine College in 2000. Mr. Wagner began practicing criminal and family law in Oklahoma City after being admitted to the Oklahoma Bar. In 2005 Mr. Wagner was hired as an Assistant General Counsel with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services. Mr. Wagner assisted in writing and implementing legislation that changed the way Oklahoma Courts treated persons accused with a crime, that could not attain competency due to mental illness or defect. Mr. Wagner left the Department to return to Missouri to work for the Missouri Public Defenders office to sharpen his criminal practice and trial skills.
While working for the Department of Mental Health, Mr. Wagner traveled several times to the Mcalester area and fell in love with the people and local culture. In May of 2007, Mr. Wagner returned to Oklahoma and began working at the Dawson Law office in Eufaula. In October of 2010, He opened Wagner Law in Mcalester. In April of 2013, Mr. Wagner joined with Blake Lynch to form Wagner and Lynch, a firm that could cover a wide variety of legal issues for clients throughout Southeast Oklahoma and the rest of the State. He has practiced law in both State and Federal jurisdictions, including over 60 of the 77 counties in Oklahoma and five counties in Missouri.