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Alissa A. Adkins

Overview And Experience

Experience Makes the Difference

Ms. Adkins graduated in three years from the Plan II Honors Program at the University of Texas in 1988. A fourth-generation graduate, she earned her J.D. at the University of Texas in 1991. She began her legal career in Austin with a small firm that handled personal injury cases in state court as well as complex civil litigation and criminal matters in federal court. She also represented women in various breast implant settlements including the MDL 926 and the Dow Corning and McGhan bankruptcies.

After moving to Corpus Christi, she served as the Chief of Litigation for Nueces County for over nine years, representing the county in civil matters in state and federal trial and appellate courts in various types of cases, most prominently employment and civil rights. She was later appointed by the Nueces County Commissioners Court to fulfill the unexpired term of County Court at Law No. 4 James Klager. Thereafter, she represented the City of Corpus Christi and other governmental entities while at McKibben, Martinez, Jarvis & Wood, PLLC, and served as a senior attorney for the City before joining Mr. McDonald in private practice.

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The University of Texas | Austin, Texas
J.D., Law


The University of Texas | Austin, Texas
B.A., Plan II Honors Program


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Practice Areas

Tax Planning for Major Business transactions to Minimize Tax Costs
Business Restructuring to Minimize Tax Costs
Estate Planning to Reduce or Eliminate Estate Taxes
Litigation to Support Business Interests
Representation before the IRS at Examination and Appeals, and in the U.S. Tax Court
Having represented parties on both sides of the bar, Alissa Adkins has extensive litigation experience. She has also spent years assisting clients with transactional matters and is licensed in Texas and the federal courts.