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ROSS D. BUSSARD

Ross D. Bussard is a trial lawyer and the firm's managing attorney.  He is a third generation trial lawyer and third generation Eagle Scout. With both law and MBA degrees, and a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, Bussard brings a unique perspective to the firm’s practice. Concentrating in the areas of serious injuries, wrongful death, and human trafficking, he devotes 100% of his time to litigation.  Prior to founding the litigation firm (and Texas' first Human Trafficking firm), Bussard practiced for many years representing  victims in the areas of serious automobile accidents, Underinsured/Uninsured motorist insurance coverage (UIM/UM), and workplace and offshore injuries.  Bussard has tried many jury trials to verdict as first chair, obtaining sizable jury verdicts on behalf of his clients.

Bussard has recently brought the first civil human trafficking case in the country, under Texas Law in Houston, Texas, targeting hotels and businesses that profit from human trafficking.  See More...

EDUCATION:

  • Pampa High School (Pampa, TX);
  • Louisiana State University (B.S. Accounting);
  • Texas Tech University School of Law (J.D.; Honors, Jurisprudence Awards in Evidence and Business Entities);
  • Texas Tech University (M.B.A.; Magna Cum Laude)

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Injury & Wrongful Death
  • Human Trafficking

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND MEMBERSHIPS

  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States District Court - Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court - Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court - Southern District of Texas
  • United States Coast Guard (Petty Officer 3rd Class Reservist; Activated during Hurricane Katrina; Honorable Discharge)
  • National Eagle Scout Association
  • Capital Area Trial Lawyers
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • American Association for Justice