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Ross D. Bussard is a third generation trial attorney 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 and jury presentation. Concentrating in the areas of serious catastrophic accidents, he devotes 100% of his time to litigation. Bussard has practiced in many state and federal courts along the Gulf Coast litigating serious trucking accidents, oilfield injuries, and offshore accidents.  Bussard has tried many jury trials to verdict as first chair.


  • 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:

  • Wrongful Death & Catastrophic Trucking Accidents
  • Business Litigation and Breach of Contract
  • Jones Act and Offshore Admiralty Casualty Claims

Professional Activities and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas
  • State Bar of Florida
  • State Bar of New Mexico
  • 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 District Court – Western District of Texas
  • United States Coast Guard (Petty Officer 3rd Class Reservist; Activated during Hurricane Katrina; Honorable Discharge)
  • National Eagle Scout Association