Jack McMahon has joined Concordia University School of Law in Boise as a professor teaching Foundations of Justice.
McMahon most recently taught a third-year coarse in jurisprudence at the University of Idaho College of Law and undergraduate honors classes at Boise State University. He has been an associate professor of philosophy at Marymount College in Tarrytown, N.Y.; an assistant professor at Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis.; and an adjunct professor at St. Louis University in St. Louis, Mo.
McMahon also worked in public service for more than 20 years. From 1984 to 1994 he was chief deputy attorney general for Idaho attorneys general Jim Jones and Larry EchoHawk. In 1995 he became division chief for the attorney general’s office’s contract law division. He has also worked as general counsel for the Idaho Transportation Department and the Idaho Public Utilities Commission.
McMahon earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from Catholic University of America in 1957. He earned his Master of Arts and his Doctor of Philosophy from St. Louis University. He did postgraduate work at the University of Tübingen in West Germany from 1967 to 1968. He earned his Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Harvard Law School in 1976.