Admitted to Practice in
- North Dakota
- American Inns of Court
- Cass County Bar Association
- North Dakota Bar Association
- Minnesota Bar Association
Madison grew up on a farm near Wolford, North Dakota, a small-town northeast of Rugby. She was the Valedictorian of her high school class. She graduated from North Dakota State University (NDSU) where she majored in Criminal Justice and double minored in Business Administration and Psychology. Following her undergraduate studies in Fargo, she went on to Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota, where she earned her law degree, graduating Cum Laude. During law school, she was a law clerk at a law firm in Anoka, Minnesota. Upon passing her bar exams, Madison became a full-time Public Defender in Fargo.
As a Public Defender, Madison has proven to be an excellent advocate for her clients. Madison is an excellent listener, accomplished communicator, and a strong voice for those she represents. She has learned much in her experience helping people who have found themselves in difficult legal situations. Madison sees her primary responsibility as helping her clients navigate a complicated legal system.
Madison joined the O’Keeffe O’Brien Lyson Attorneys team in March, 2023, focusing her practice on Criminal Defense and Person Injury cases.