Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law
The Best Lawyers in America 2008 (14th) edition, 2009 (15th) edition, 2010 (16th) edition, 2011 (17th) edition, 2012 (18th) edition
Recipient of the State Bar of Texas J. Chrys Dougherty Legal Services Award for outstanding contributions guaranteeing indigents access to the legal system, 1999
Texas Monthly Super Lawyer: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
H Texas' Houston's Top Lawyers: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
In May of 2001, Catholic Charities of Houston, Texas began the Magali S. Candler Fellowship Trust, which funds an attorney position at Catholic Charities' Texas Center for Immigrant Legal Assistance (now the Cabrini Center).