Kevin Pagan focuses his practice on representing Texas municipalities in all types of issues faced by city governments and their elected officials and administrators.
Mr. Pagan has extensive experience in the area of municipal law. For nearly 15 years, he served as the city attorney for the City of McAllen, where he oversaw the operations of the city’s legal department, which included a team of municipal prosecutors and general counsel attorneys, legal personnel, and administrative staff. During this time, Mr. Pagan led the department in a wide range of matters including economic development, voting rights and elections, governance and compliance, and labor and employment matters among many others. He also worked as deputy city attorney and assistant city attorney for the City of McAllen, and interim city manager for the City of Mercedes.
In addition to his legal career, Mr. Pagan is a Major in the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary and part of the McAllen Composite Squadron Civil Air Patrol, where he serves as an aerospace education officer and a cadet orientation pilot.
Led the City of McAllen’s transition from a third party “insured” risk system to a “self-insured” system, saving taxpayers some $800,000 each year.
Led the City of McAllen’s collective bargaining teams, successfully negotiating more than a dozen collective bargaining agreements with the City’s Fire and Police Associations.
Stark College and Seminary, Board of Trustees Member and Executive Committee Member
Baptist Temple Church, Chief Legal Officer/Chief Financial Officer
Texas Aerospace and Aviation Advisory Committee, Former Member (appointed by Governor Rick Perry)
Texas Department of Motor Vehicle’s Board, Former Chairman, Vice-chairman, and Member (appointed by Governor’s Rick Perry and George W. Bush)