Joshua D.


  • Dallas
  • Fort Worth

Mr. Ross is an experienced litigator representing clients in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in both federal and state jurisdictions, with a general focus in defense of health care providers and in environmental regulation and enforcement. With over 70 trials to jury verdict, and prior service as a State Attorney with experience in white collar and organized crime investigation and litigation, Mr. Ross represents clients in malpractice and licensure matters, fraud and abuse investigations and litigation, and other civil and criminal disputes.

Principal Practice Areas

Contact Information

Phone: (817) 877-2854
Fax: (817) 877-2807


600 W. 6th St., Suite 300
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
500 N. Akard Street, Suite 2940
Dallas, Texas 75201

Eleven years as an Assistant District Attorney in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office, with lead counsel trial experience in the office’s Misdemeanor Trial Division, Family Violence/Domestic Crimes Unit, Felony Trial Division, Juvenile Division, and the Gang/Homicide Unit.

Defense of clients against environmental criminal charges.

Over 70 trials to jury verdict.  Lead counsel on thousands of cases.

Many of Mr. Ross’ criminal trials garnered significant media attention in local, national and worldwide publications and media outlets, including the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The New York Daily News, The Daily Mail, etc.

Mr. Ross’ prosecution and trial of an Aryan Brotherhood of Texas “kingpin” in 2015 was part of a state-wide law-enforcement crackdown by local, state and federal officials targeting the leadership of one of the most violent organized criminal enterprises in the nation.


  • State Bar of Texas, 2004
  • United States District Court – Northern District of Texas
  • U.S. District Court – Eastern District of Texas
  • Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Fellow, Tarrant County Bar Foundation
  • Regional Director, Texas Association of Defense Counsel
  • Tarrant County Bar Association Volunteer Attorney Services Committee Co-Chairperson
  • Vice Chair, Cantey Hanger Litigation
  • Partner-in-Charge, Cantey Hanger Dallas Office
  • Recognized in Fort Worth Inc. Magazine for being a “Top Attorney” for 2018
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas, 2004
  • St. Mary’s University School of Law, Institute on World Legal Problems, Innsbruck, Austria, Summer, 2002
    Studied Concepts of Foreign Legal Systems, The Internationalization of the Legal Profession, and issues relating to Comparative Constitutional Law under United States Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
  • The University of Texas, B.S., May, 2001
Fort Worth
Ellis County