L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs



Tara McGee

Tara McGee, J.D.


Email: mcgeeta@vcu.edu


  • Administrative law
  • Local government administration 
  • Public speaking 


B.A.,English and Communication Arts, James Madison University

M.P.A., Virginia Commonwealth University 

J.D., Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary


Effective February 2017, Tara McGee, J.D., will become Goochland County Attorney. McGee has worked as an attorney in local government for more than half of her legal career, most recently with Chesterfield County, Virginia. McGee began her career with Williams Mullen in Richmond and worked for a time in Rochester, New York. Her practice encompasses planning and land use, ordinance and contract drafting, violations of county ordinances, and litigation. She is active in her statewide professional organization, the Local Government Attorneys of Virginia, and is currently serving as Treasurer.