Joe R. Basham Appointed to Rollingwood City Council

Allensworth & Porter, L.L.P. is pleased to announce that Joe R. Basham, a partner in the firm, has been appointed to the City Council of Rollingwood, Texas, and was sworn in as Alderman on June 20th in the Council’s monthly meeting.  Mr. Basham served as Treasurer and Director of the Rollingwood Community Development Corporation from 2007–2011, is also a member of the Real Estate Council of Austin, and brings a wealth of experience to his new appointment.

Mr. Basham’s practice at Allensworth & Porter focuses almost exclusively on construction law and construction litigation, including arbitrations and mediations. He represents owners, developers, general contractors, EPC contractors, subcontractors, architects, and engineers, focusing on dispute avoidance, management, and resolution.

After receiving his J.D. from Texas Tech University and his B.S. from Texas A & M University, Mr. Basham joined Allensworth & Porter, LLP in 2002, becoming a partner in 2007. He and his family have resided in Rollingwood since 2005.

Asked to comment on his appointment, Mr. Basham noted that “…I look forward to continuing to contribute to the Rollingwood community’s efforts to address growth challenges while ensuring a high quality of life for our residents.”

About Allensworth & Porter, L.L.P.

Founded by William R. Allensworth in 1995, Allensworth & Porter, L.L.P., is one of the leading construction law firms in Texas, representing clients in all facets of the construction industry, including architects, engineers, contractors, owners, developers, municipalities, utilities, subcontractors, and suppliers.  Based in Austin, Allensworth & Porter’s attorneys have extensive experience in serving the legal and business needs of their clients, with an emphasis on cost-efficient solutions and personal relationships.  For more information, please visit