Austin M. Hagee
Criminal Defense Lawyer   |   San Antonio   |   South Texas

Austin M. Hagee is a proven trial lawyer and San Antonio native who works tirelessly to defend the constitutional rights of his clients. Austin prides himself in being able to advocate for his clients to make sure their side of the story is told and their rights are protected through every step of the judicial process.

Austin M. Hagee is a co-founding partner at Barton|Hagee Law Firm, PLLC, and he feels honored each day to represent his clients. The justice system is not always fair, but Austin refuses to accept the status quo and makes sure that every single one of his clients is treated with dignity and respect.

Austin graduated from the University of Texas at San Antonio’s Honors College and went on to attend St. Mary’s University School of Law on a Dean’s scholarship. At St. Mary’s Law, Austin was inducted into The Order of Barristers, Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society, competed on the National Negotiations Team and served as a staff writer for St. Mary’s specialty law review, The Scholar.

Austin M. Hagee is a former Bexar County Felony Assistant District Attorney where he successfully litigated hundreds of cases. As a prosecutor, Austin worked to litigate and try cases in the areas of driving while intoxicated, family violence assaults, burglary, theft, possession, evading arrest, unlawful carrying of a weapon, criminal mischief, and more.

After leaving the District Attorney’s Office, Austin worked as an associate for a large civil defense litigation firm. Through this work, Austin represented Fortune 500 companies in business litigation, insurance defense litigation, and Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA) litigation throughout the State of Texas in both state and federal courts. Additionally, Austin handled legal matters in business governance and employment law.

Outside of work Austin likes to stay involved in his community by serving on the board of the San Antonio Young Lawyers Association, being involved as a member of the local William S. Sessions American Inn of Court chapter, and attending services on Sunday morning at Cornerstone Church. Austin is happily married and loves cheering on UTSA and the San Antonio Spurs.

Honors & Awards:

  • The Order of Barristers
  • Dean’s Scholarship Recipient
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law Outstanding Negotiation Award
  • Dean’s List
  • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society

Bar Admissions:

  • All Texas Courts – 2016
  • United States District Court – Western District of Texas


  • The University of Texas at San Antonio, B.B.A. with Business Honors from the Honors College, 2013
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. with honors, 2016

Professional Affiliations:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • San Antonio Young Lawyers Association
  • William S. Sessions American Inns of Court
Austin M. Hagee
San Antonio & South Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer
Barton|Hagee Law Firm, PLLC
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