Janis Alexander Cross

Janis Alexander Cross

Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross
  • Divorce, Family Law, Traffic Tickets ...
  • Texas
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Summary

Janis Alexander Cross has practiced law in Texas since 1979. Her practice is primarily in the Texas Panhandle, but she also routinely goes to court in the South Plains (Lubbock & surrounding area) and to Childress and Wichita Falls. Her practice primarily involves family law, such as divorce, child custody, child support, and adoptions She also practices in the areas of estate planning and probate. Janis handles criminal law, including felonies and misdemeanors, as well as traffic tickets. Additionally, Janis handles business organizations (such as forming LLCs) and general civil litigation. Janis has served as the head of the legal department at the Pantex Plant and in the legal departments of Pioneer Corporation and Cabot Corporation. She has been engaged in the private practice of law since 2005. Both of Janis' children are young Texas lawyers.

Practice Areas
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders, Victims Rights , Victims Rights
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Probate
    Probate Administration, Probate Litigation, Will Contests
Additional Practice Areas
  • General Civil
  • Small Claims
Fees
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    The fee for an initial consultation is applied towards the retainer, so you get full credit for the payment!
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
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Languages
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross
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Attorney/Partner/Shareholder
Buckner & Cross, L.L.P.
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Family law (divorce, custody, enforcement, adoption), wills, probate, guardianships, name changes, contracts, deeds, trusts, litigation, collections, bankruptcy, mediation, criminal law, traffic tickets. Please do not call for pro bono services! All clients are paying clients.
Partner
Miller, Johnston, Cross, Blakley, & Harris, P.C.
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General Counsel
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Head of the legal department for a privately owned Texas corporation. Litigation (federal court), transactional work, international contracting, e-commerce contracting and litigation. Copyright and trademark experience.
Professor
West Texas A&M Universtiy
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Taught Business Law (undergraduate and graduate), business ethics, and business writing.
Attorney
Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross
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Attorney in private practice. Very heavy transactional experience, including contracting involving power plant design and build and federal contracting.
Attorney/Head of the Legal Department
Mason & Hanger - Silas Mason Co., Inc.
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Head of the Legal Department for the contractor operating the U.S. Department of Energy's Pantex Plant.
Attorney
Pioneer Corporation
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Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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B.A. (1976) | History
Honors: Graduated with High Honors
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Awards
Admitted to the College of the State Bar
State Bar of Texas
Admitted to the Pro Bono College of the State Bar
State Bar of Texas
Professional Associations
College of the State Bar of Texas
Member
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Women's Forum
Member
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Amarillo Women's Network
Founding Member; President
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Texas State Bar  # 05134800
Member
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Amarillo Bar Association
Member
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Websites & Blogs
Website
Janis' Website
Contact & Map
600 South Tyler
Suite 1313
Amarillo, TX 79101
Telephone: (806) 322-7777
Fax: (806) 322-1084