Ross Elliott is a partner at Rogers & Elliott who represents clients in real estate, general contract and tort litigation, as well as family law and probate matters. Mr. Elliott is a trained mediator who also has successfully handled civil and criminal appellate matters throughout Texas.
Mr. Elliott’s work in real estate disputes includes every aspect of the listing and sale process for both buyers, sellers, and the agents representing them. His expertise allows Mr. Elliott to appreciate the finer points of the real estate business in Texas, both as a practical matter and as a profession regulated by the occupations code.
In addition, he has experience drafting, filing, and perfecting materialmen’s liens under the property code. Such liens are often problematic for tradesmen, with numerous pitfalls for the unwary. Mr. Elliott understands that a downloaded contract and lien form offers less than no protection and can increase an individual’s legal liability.
Mr. Elliott provides extensive experience in error preservation and preparing matters for appeal at the trial level, including research, drafting, briefing, and oral arguments in all types of cases.
As a trained mediator, he is a quick study who works well with different types of people to help them communicate and resolve all manner of disputes on their own terms.
- Texas state courts
- U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas
- Juris Doctor, University of Houston Law Center (2011)
- Master’s in Philosophy, Texas Tech University (2008)
- Bachelor’s in Philosophy, Trinity University (2006)
- Bexar County Appellate Public Defender’s Office, 2010-2011, Intern and Clerk
- Harris County Probate Court 1, 2009, Intern
- Offices of Fidel Rodriguez, Jr., San Antonio, 2009, Intern
- Kendall County Bar Association
- State Bar of Texas
- Managed the defense of real estate license holders in District Courts in several Texas counties.
- Overturned a 70-year sentence for a client who was convicted for murder and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, Garcia v. State, 401 S.W.3d 300.
- Secured the reversal of the removal of a minor child and the ceding of jurisdiction from Texas to Oklahoma, In the Interest of C.R.A.A, 521 S.W.3d 893.