John "Tony" Anthony Ross Jr.

John "Tony" Anthony Ross Jr.

Managing Attorney
Denton, Texas

John Anthony Ross, Jr., or “Tony” as he is known among friends and colleagues, is a Top-Rated criminal defense attorney, who specializes solely in criminal defense law. This means that no matter how large or small your case may be, we have the knowledge and experience to help you. Ross Law Offices is different from other firms. Each and every one of Mr. Ross’s clients is a top priority, and our primary goal is to give that client the time and attention they need and deserve. Once retained, you will be working directly with Mr. Ross. Mr. Ross personally handles every docket setting, court hearing, pre-trial motion, DA consultation, client status meeting, and any other aspect which may arise with your case, including jury trial.


Areas of Practice

  • Criminal Defense
  • Juvenile Defense

Litigation Percentage

  • 50% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Texas
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2011


  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Dallas, Texas
    • J.D. - 2005
  • Stephen F. Austin State University
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Political Science


  • Forming and running a Successful Law Practice , Texas Christian Univ, 2014 - Present
  • DWI Preparation and Expert Witnesses, DCCDLA, 2013 - Present
  • Challenging Breath and Blood in DWI's, DCCDLA, 2015 - Present
  • How to handle being stopped and arrested for DWI, 1080 KRLD Radio, 2017 - Present
  • What to do if your minor son/daughter is arrested, 1080 KRLD Radio Interview, 2017 - Present

Honors and Awards

  • Texas Monthly Super Lawyer - Rising Star, 2014 - 2018
  • AVVO rating of Superb. 10.0 out of 10.0
  • Best Lawyer - Plano Star Newspaper Readers’ Choice Awards
  • AVVO Clients’ Choice award for DUI
  • National Trial Lawyers Association - Top 100 Trial Lawyers, Criminal Law
  • BBB - A+ Rating, 2014 - 2018
  • Top Attorney - Fort Worth Magazine, 2015 - Present

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Denton County Bar Association, Member
  • Denton County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, Member, Former Secretary
  • National Association of Trial Lawyers
  • National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, Member
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • National College for DUI Defense, Member
  • Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association, Member
  • Texas Wesleyan School of Law Alumni Association, Committee Member
  • State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law, Attorney mentor

Past Employment Positions

  • Nacogdoches County Attorney's Office, Law Clerk, 1999 - 2002

Pro Bono Activities

  • Ross Law Offices Annual Scholarship, 2014 - 2018
  • Ross Law Offices Internship Program for pre-law students, 2010 - 2018


  • English