Kevin B. Ross

Kevin B. Ross is a criminal defense attorney in Dallas, Texas with more than 20 years of legal experience at the state and federal levels. He is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and is highly respected for his strategic and thorough approach to every case. 

Listen. Educate. Answer. Advise.

Kevin Ross’ philosophy is to first listen to the needs of his clients.  From there, he educates his clients about criminal procedure and the law as applied to their case. He addresses his clients’ questions and concerns, and provides objective advice for informed decision-making to resolve the case. Kevin  applies his seasoned experience seeking the best possible results for his clients. Clients not only get solid representation but are also fully informed about case matters along the way.

A skilled negotiator, Kevin is persistent and always puts his clients’ needs first. Criminal law, as Kevin and his legal team understand, is not merely about dry interpretations of the law. It’s about people—their rights, their freedoms, and their lives. People dealing with criminal allegations need legal solutions and peace of mind. Kevin knows what it takes to achieve both. 

Ready to speak with a skilled and experienced Texas criminal defense attorney? Contact the firm today to set up an initial consultation.

“I attribute much of my early success and reputation as a top criminal defense attorney in Texas to the mentoring I received by some of the finest criminal defense attorneys in the state. I have an ongoing commitment to hone the art and skills of effective trial and appellate advocacy so I can be the best I can be for my clients.”

Areas of Practice

Kevin routinely handles complex federal cases such as white-collar fraud (including bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, health care fraud, visa fraud), computer hacking cases, cybercrime, child pornography, and large-scale drug conspiracies. 

He has successfully defended state cases involving murder, drug possession and distribution (i.e., methamphetamine, marijuana, heroin, cocaine, crack cocaine), assault, theft, driving while intoxicated (DWI), sexual assault, injury to a child, prostitution, human trafficking, public lewdness, child pornography, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and public intoxication. He also helps clients clear their criminal record through expunction and/or sealing through a non-disclosure petition.

On Federal cases, Kevin routinely works in the Northern and Eastern Districts of Texas handling complex white-collar fraud cases (i.e. bank fraud, wire fraud, money laundering, and healthcare fraud), computer hacking cases, cybercrime, child pornography, and large-scale drug conspiracies. Kevin handles federal cases on a national scale and can go anywhere in the United States to assist his clients on  those federal matters.

“Criminal matters are very stressful for clients. However, knowing what to expect and giving clients objective information about the process that lies ahead is one of the most comforting things I can do to help reduce their stress and let them know their case is in good hands.”

  • University of Oklahoma College of Law,
  • Norman, Oklahoma: J.D.
  • Dallas Baptist University: B.A.
Bar Admissions
  • Texas
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit

Kevin holds an AV-Preeminent rating from Martindale-Hubbell for the highest ethical standards and legal ability. Moreover, his colleagues voted him a Texas Super Lawyer, a service of Thomson Reuters, from 2013 -2021, among many other recognitions.

No matter how bad things seem, there is hope. Our team will work tirelessly to resolve your legal issues and help you get on with your life. Contact us today to schedule a consultation

Board Certified in Criminal Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Criminal Law involves federal and state laws that make certain behaviors illegal, and when violated, may be punishable by fines and/or imprisonment.

Lawyers in this area represent clients in a broad range of criminal charges, including felony and misdemeanor jury trials, state and federal appeals, post-convictions remedies, death penalty cases, and probation or parole matters.  

Click here to review the Standards for Certification in Criminal Law.

Board Certified Difference – Criminal Law

Why choose a lawyer Board Certified in Criminal Law? Qualifications include:

  • Practice law fulltime for at least 5 years as an active member of the State Bar of Texas;
  • At least 3 years of Criminal Law experience with a yearly minimum 25% substantial involvement in Criminal Law matters;
  • Handled a substantial number of Criminal Law matters involving State and Federal misdemeanors, felony trials and State and Federal appeals;
  • Qualified vetted references from judges and lawyers in the area;
  • Complete 60 hours of TBLS approved continuing legal education in Criminal Law;
  • Meet all of the TBLS Standards for Attorney Certification; and
  • Pass a comprehensive 6-hour examination in Criminal Law. Click here to review the Exam Specifications.   

Board Certification is a mark of excellence and a distinguished accomplishment within the Texas legal community.

Consumers and organizations get the highest quality of legal services when working with Board Certified lawyers — having substantial experience, the respect of their peers, and proven specialized competence in their select area of law. Out of 110,000 lawyers that are licensed to practice in Texas, only 7,050 are Board Certified. These lawyers have voluntarily applied for Board Certification, have a minimum of 5 years of practice experience (with at least three years in specific legal areas), completed at least 60 hours of continuing legal education hours and passed a rigorous exam. Once certified, these lawyers meet additional criteria to continue their education and involvement in their specialty area as well as reapply for Board Certification every 5 years.