Jeff began practicing law in 1992. He served as a Public Defender for the Sixth Judicial Circuit for both Pasco and Pinellas Counties from July 1992 to April 1995. In June 1995, Jeff joined a firm in Tarpon Springs, FL. There he continued to practice criminal defense and expanded his practice to include civil litigation specifically personal injury. In 1999 Jeff Lucas went into private practice in New Port Richey, FL.
In 2000 Jeff created the initial partnership which today we know as the Law Offices of Lucas|Magazine. In 2006 Jim Magazine joined the partnership, expanding the firm’s litigation and trial department. Especially relevant Mr. Lucas serves as the managing partner for the Law Offices of Lucas|Magazine. He oversees all the daily business operations for all locations. In addition, he regularly visits all our offices located in New Port Richey, Spring Hill, Wesley Chapel, and Clearwater. Furthermore, Jeff is always readily available to all staff for any advisement they may ever need.
Jeff attended the University of Tampa on an Army ROTC full tuition, room-and-board scholarship. After obtaining his Bachelor’s degree Jeff went on to pursue his military training and career as an Army Officer attending Army Officer training at Fort McClellan, Alabama. And then served for 8 years as a United States Army Military Police Officer. On active reserve duty, Jeff continued to further his education and pursue the legal field. He attended California Western School of Law where he received his Juris Doctorate.