Madison & Rosan
Attorneys at Law

Our Attorneys

The attorneys at Madison & Rosan LLP offer exceptional counsel in real estate, business and litigation.


Timothy G. Madison

Mr. Madison's practice concentrates in all aspects of commercial and residential real estate, commercial real estate financing, real property valuation matters (Board of Revisions and Board of Tax Appeals), lease negotiation, land and site development, Ohio real estate brokerage law, and real estate and business litigation. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Madison is the Past President of Bexley City Council.

Mr. Madison is a frequent speaker for the Ohio State Bar Association on various real estate topics and is an approved lecturer by the Ohio Division of Real Estate. Mr. Madison is also a licensed real estate broker (inactive) and an active member of the Bexley-Eastmoor-Berwick Realtors Association. Mr. Madison was a partner in the law firm of Swedlow, Butler, Lewis, Madison, and Dye prior to forming Madison & Rosan, LLP.

Mr. Madison is the proud father of five amazing children. Outside of practicing law, Mr. Madison enjoys playing many sports and coaching youth sports. Mr. Madison is involved in many charitable organizations including Charity Newsies, Pelotonia, the Bexley Celebrations Association, and the Bexley Education Foundation.




 Kristin E. Rosan

Ms. Rosan's practice concentrates in all aspects of administrative law, general real estate law and business litigation.  She represents real estate brokerages, agents, auctioneers and appraisers in matters relating to professional standards, contract disputes and litigation. She serves as an administrative hearing officer for several state agencies and handles appellate review of administrative decisions.  Her practice includes services as a real estate license law expert witness and representation in general business litigation, including breach of contract, employment and civil rights matters. Ms. Rosan also serves as the Assistant City Attorney for the City of Gahanna.

Ms. Rosan formerly served as the Chief Legal Counsel with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and is an approved real estate continuing education instructor. Ms. Rosan frequently lectures on behalf of the Ohio State and Columbus Bar Associations on regulatory initiatives that impact the real estate, appraisal and auctioneer professions.

Areas of Practice

  • Professional License Defense

  • Ohio Real Estate Brokerage Audits/Compliance

  • Expert witness

  • Business formation, contracts and risk avoidance

  • Zoning/Land Use

  • Condominium Law

Professional Associations & Memberships

  • Ohio State Bar Association, Real Property Law Section, Member

  • Columbus Bar Association, Member, Real Property Committee

  • Columbus Board of Realtors, Affiliate Member

  • Ohio Auction Association, Affiliate Member

  • City of Gahanna Planning Commission, 2006 - 2017; 2015 Chair

  • Columbus Bar Association Real Property Planning Institute, 2006-Present



Walter J. McNamara, IV

Mr. McNamara is a seasoned negotiator and trial attorney, providing Madison & Rosan's clients a diverse experience garnered from his former work with more than 30 of Ohio's regulatory agencies.  As a Partner with the firm, Mr. McNamara's practice focuses on professional license defense of businesses and individuals, public entity defense, white collar crime and civil litigation.  Mr. McNamara has substantial experience in practicing before various Ohio regulatory agencies, including the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Ohio Department of Commerce, Ohio Athletic Commission, Ohio Lottery Commission, Ohio Accountancy Board, and the State Employment Relations Board.   Mr. McNamara has consulted with Ohio Department of Insurance and several medical profession boards including the Ohio Nursing Board, the Ohio Pharmacy Board and the State Personnel Board of Review.  

Walter was most recently a Senior Assistant Attorney General with the Ohio Attorney General's office, where he served for more than 14 years. 



Taylor Waters

Ms. Waters’ practice concentrates on all aspects of civil litigation. Ms. Waters represents consumers and professionals as they navigate active litigation. Prior to joining Madison & Rosan, LLP, Ms. Waters represented consumers in Ohio Consumer Protection Act, Fair Debt Collection Act, Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, foreclosure defense, and other general civil litigation matters. She clerked with the Michigan Department of Attorney General and the Animal Legal Defense Fund. Ms. Waters is an active member of the Ohio State Bar Association, Columbus Bar Association, and Ohio Women’s Bar Association. When not at the office Ms. Waters enjoys spending time with her daughter, husband, plethora of four legged companions, running, and swimming.

Areas of Practice:

  • Consumer Law

  • Landlord/Tenant

  • Foreclosures

  • Real Estate Law

  • General Civil Litigation

  • Appeals