Updated On: Aug 22, 2023




Office Phone 737-301-2723

Mobile Phone 512-657-1585



Kevin Madison graduated from UT-Austin with Honors B.A. in Psychology. While attending UT, Kevin was the Security Supervisor of Dobie Center, a 28 story college dormitory/shopping mall complex. After college, Kevin graduated from the UT System Police Academy as the number one cadet in academics and physical fitness. He earned his law degree from University of Houston and then served for as a Deputy Sheriff in the Patrol Division for the Travis County Sheriffs Department. After 2 years of service with TCSO, Kevin was commissioned as an Assistant District Attorney for Travis County. In 1984 he became Chief of Police in Smithville, Texas. He is also a state-licensed EMT-Intermediate and has 10 years of experience as a volunteer firefighter and medical first responder. Kevin has 25 years of judicial experience and currently serves as the Presiding Judge for the cities of Briarcliff, Horseshoe Bay, and Lakeway. Kevin is the first attorney in Central Texas to represent police officers assaulted in the line of duty and also represents officers and LEO families in MVAs and other personal injury matters. Kevin holds the highest rating (AV) awarded by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Legal Director for ethics and competence.

Law Offices of Kevin R. Madison13062 Highway 290 West

Austin, TX 78737-8811

Tel: (512) 708-1650

Cell: (512) 784-5237

Attorney Kevin R. Madison
Representing Crime Victims and Personal Injury Victims



Attorneys at LawA. O. WATSON HOUSE


(512) 482-0701
FAX (512) 480-0902

ALLISON, BASS & ASSOCIATES, L.L.P. is a full-service law firm, offering legal representation in many areas. The firm has developed an extensive practice in civil law. It is the firm’s objective to provide a full range of quality legal services to its clients at reasonable cost. Allison, Bass & Associates’ practice is primarily in the area of local government representation and civil litigation defense. The firm provides representation in all areas of litigation, including tort claims, worker’s compensation, civil rights, voting rights and employment law. The firm also consults with local governments and provides legislative support and representation before administrative, federal and state agencies. The firm has extensive experience in environmental and natural resources issues; including matters before the TCEQ and state and federal courts. The following biographies are provided as an introduction to the firm’s attorneys. All of the attorneys have experience in the representation of local governments. Allison, Bass & Associates serves as General Counsel for the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas and as litigation counsel to the Texas Association of Counties. The firm’s attorneys have over ninety-six years combined experience in governmental matters.

JAMES P. ALLISON was born in Paris, Texas, on January 16, 1947. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1967 and Master’s Degree in 1968 in government from East Texas State University. In 1971, Allison received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree from the University of Texas School of Law. In 1972, he was elected County Attorney of Delta County, Texas, and served in this capacity until 1979. In 1979, Attorney General Mark White appointed Allison to serve as Chief of the County and Local Government Section in the Office of the Attorney General. Allison returned to private practice in Austin, Texas in 1983. He is licensed to appear in state courts, all federal district courts in Texas, the fifth and eleventh circuit Courts of Appeals, and the U. S. Supreme Court. He regularly lectures at seminars for local government officials at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and the V. G. Young Institute of County Government. Allison currently serves as General Counsel of the County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas. Allison is a member of the American Bar Association, Federal Bar Association, the State Bar of Texas, and the Travis County Bar Association. His father was a County Commissioner in Delta County, Texas.

ROBERT T. (BOB) BASS was born in Hale Center, Texas, on September 3, 1949. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in 1973 from Baylor University in history and education with a minor in political science. Bass worked as a legislative aide to a State Senator during the 63rd Legislative session, then resumed studies at Baylor School of Law, where he received his Doctor of Jurisprudence Degree in 1976. Bass served as Assistant District Attorney in Tarrant County before returning home to Hale County to assume the position of County Attorney in 1977. In 1980 Bass entered the private practice of law with the firm White, Self & Bass, P.C. in Plainview and continued representation of counties, school districts and cities in the Texas Panhandle. He is licensed to appear in state courts, all federal district courts in Texas, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court. Bass joined Allison & Associates in February 1990, and was named a partner of the present firm, Allison, Bass & Associates, L.L.P. in January 1997. He is responsible for supervision of firm litigation. A frequent lecturer on topics of interest to local government officials, Bass is a member of the State Bar of Texas and a licensed pilot.

J. ERIC MAGEE was born in Tyler, Texas, on November 22, 1972. He received his Bachelors Degree in 1994 from the University of Texas at Austin in Government. In 1998, Magee received his Juris Doctor from St. Marys University School of Law. He then served as an attorney at the Texas Department of Insurance in the Financial Counsel Section. After leaving the Texas Department of Insurance, Magee served as an Assistant Attorney General for three and half years in the Law Enforcement Defense Division. Magee joined Allison, Bass & Associates in September of 2006. He is licensed to appear in state courts, all federal district courts in Texas and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Magee is a member of the State Bar of Texas.

JANA CLIFT WILLIAMS received her Bachelor’s Degree, summa cum laude, from Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. Williams received her Doctor of Jurisprudence, cum laude, in December 2000, from Texas Tech University School of Law. In 2001, Williams entered private practice with the firm Mullin Hoard & Brown, LLP in Lubbock, Texas, and in 2005, joined the firm Cotton Bledsoe Tighe & Dawson, PC., in Midland, Texas. She has defended local governments in claims involving civil rights violations and torts. Williams joined Allison, Bass & Associates, LLP, in February 2010. She is licensed to appear in all state courts and in the Northern, Southern, and Western district courts in Texas. Williams is a member of the State Bar of Texas.





Chris Gunter has been practicing law for almost 29 years. He worked in both the Travis County Attorney and Travis County District Attorneys offices upon graduation in 1980 from the U.T.School of Law, and has been in private practice in TravisCounty since 1982. Chris has been Board Certified in criminal law for 24 years. He has represented many law enforcement officers accused of criminal wrongdoing. More information about Chris can be found at his website:


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