Kevin B. Ross, Attorney
Kevin Ross is a Partner at Sorrels, Udashen & Anton. Recently, Mr. Ross was named as Managing Attorney by the firm's partners. In this role, Mr. Ross is responsible for the daily management of the firm, including staff supervision, long-term planning and public relations issues. Mr. Ross brings to the position of Managing Attorney a strong background in organizational management, as well as knowledge of technological advances used by leading law firms throughout the country. Prior to assuming this new position, Mr. Ross led Sorrels, Udashen & Anton in several firm projects applying cutting edge technology to the organization and presentation of document intensive cases such as federal white collar and medical fraud cases.
Mr. Ross is a well-respected criminal defense attorney in Texas. This is evidenced by his recognition as a Texas Super Lawyer Rising Star in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. This recognition, from the Publishers of Texas Monthly, is awarded to the top 2.5% of the up and coming lawyers who are 40 years old or younger, or have been practicing 10 or fewer years in Texas. Those receiving this recognition are selected based on Ethics, Experience and Reputation. In March 2010, Mr. Ross was recognized by the Dallas Volunteer Attorney Program (DVAP) for his contribution in assisting Legal Aid of Northwest Texas in handling cases involving expunctions and nondisclosures and serving as a mentoring attorney.
In his criminal law practice, Mr. Ross represents clients in both Federal and State court. Mr. Ross began his legal career at the Federal Public Defender's Office in the Northern District of Texas providing him with firsthand experience in the intricacies of the Federal criminal justice system. While working at the Federal Public Defender's office, Mr. Ross exclusively worked on federal cases at the trial and appellate level. As such, he has both the experience and knowledge to handle Federal cases involving mortgage and bank fraud, wire fraud, mail fraud, Medicare-Medicaid fraud, healthcare fraud, tax fraud, embezzlement, RICO violations, federal firearms offenses, drug conspiracies, counterfeiting, child pornography, identity theft, computer crimes, etc. He also assists clients, if eligible, in cleaning their criminal record through filing an expunction and/or a petition for nondisclosure.
At the State level, Mr. Ross handles a wide range of cases such as driving while intoxicated (DWI), assault, drug offenses, prescription fraud, engaging in organized criminal activity, theft, embezzlement, credit card abuse, identity theft, evading arrest, sexual assault, robbery, weapon offenses, public intoxication, DUI, minor in possession of alcohol (MIP), minor in consumption of alcohol (MIC), possession of fictitious ID, fraud, etc. He also assists clients, if eligible, in cleaning their criminal record through filing an expunction and/or a petition for nondisclosure.
In addition to handling cases at the trial level, Mr. Ross also handles federal and state appeals and post-conviction proceedings. He has argued cases before the Federal Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans and regularly handles appeals of state criminal convictions. He is a member of the Innocence Project of Texas and handles post-conviction investigations into prisoner's claims of actual innocence involving DNA testing.
When the case demands it, Mr. Ross has the resources to put a team of attorneys together at the firm to tackle the complex issues arising in a particular case. Mr. Ross works with Barry Sorrels, Robert Udashen, Gary Udashen and Bruce Anton on significant white collar federal cases.
|Education:||Dallas Baptist University|
|Admissions:||U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas|
U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
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