Allen W. Ross

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Allen W. Ross graduated from Atlanta High School (1984) in Atlanta, Texas.  He attended San Jacinto College where he was Phi Theta Kappa.  From there, he attended Southern Methodist University and graduated in 1988 with a Bachelors of Fine Arts having majored in cinematography.  In 1990, Allen was accepted into Texas Tech University's School of Law.  He graduated in 1993 and was licensed by the State Bar of Texas that same year.

Mr. Ross is a member of the State Bar of Texas, Texas Criminal Defense Lawyer's Association, the Family Law and Criminal Defense Sections of the Texas Bar Association and is past president of the Cherokee County Bar Association.  He is licensed by the Supreme Court of the State of Texas to practice in all courts, trial and appellate, within the State.  Allen is the former municipal court judge for the City of Tyler -- a position he held for more than sixteen years.  As trial judge, Allen presided over more than 10,000 jury and bench trials.

Allen is the proud father of four daughters and four grandchildren.  He is a member of First United Methodist Church where he is active in the media program, adult music program, and is a charter member of "Out of the Boat" -- a contemporary Christian performance group in which he sings and plays the piano.  In his spare time, Allen enjoys his side food truck business providing food services for a local carnival.