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.

Education
Texas Tech University School of Law
J.D. | Law
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Texas Tech University - Texas Tech University
B.A. (1976) | History
Honors: Graduated with High Honors
Professional Experience
Attorney
Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross
- Current
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
Action Tapes
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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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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
- Current
Women's Forum
Member
- Current
Amarillo Women's Network
Founding Member; President
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Texas State Bar # 05134800
Member
- Current
Amarillo Bar Association
Member
- Current
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Texas
Fees
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  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    The fee for an initial consultation is applied towards the retainer, so you get full credit for the payment!
Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Traffic Tickets
  • Criminal Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
Additional Practice Areas
  • Small Claims
  • General Civil
Languages
  • Spanish
Websites & Blogs
Website
Janis' Website
Contact & Map
600 South Tyler
Suite 1313
Amarillo, TX 79101
USA
Telephone: (806) 322-7777
Fax: (806) 322-1084