Richard Gosa Cross
Areas Of Law
- General Civil Litigation
- Real Estate
- Commercial Litigation
- Admitted in 1996
- U.S. District Court, Northern, Southern and Middle Districts of Alabama
- U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
- U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
- 2000, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit
Law School Attended
- University of Alabama, 1995, J.D.
- University of Alabama, 1973, B.S.
Richard G. Cross [email protected]
University of Alabama 1973 (B.S.)(Beta Alpha Psi); University of Alabama School of Law 1995 (J.D.); Member Bench and Bar; Honor Court Justice; Phi Alpha Delta; and Research Assistant for Hon. George Wright, United States Bankruptcy Judge, the Northern District of Alabama – Western Division.
Admitted to Practice:
Supreme Court of Alabama; United States District Court for the Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama; Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals; Supreme Court of Mississippi; and United States District Court for the Northern and Southern Districts of Mississippi
Bank of York Director (2006 to present), Vice Chairman (2009 to 2015) and Chairman (2015 to present); Manager, Cross Country 1031, LLC (deferred tax exchange services); Assistant District Attorney, 17th Judicial Circuit (1998-2002 and 2016 to present); Marengo County Child Support Referee (2008-2009); Alabama Real Estate Broker; President and COO, Mossy Oak Properties, Inc. (2002-2007); Owner/Operator, Cross Pontiac-GMC, Eutaw, Alabama (1977-1996); Auditor/CPA, Price Waterhouse & Co., Atlanta, Georgia (1973-1977)
Present and Past Memberships:
Alabama Bar Association; Mississippi Bar Association; Bar Association of the Seventeenth Circuit; Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys; Co-Founder, RSC of Sumter County; Director, President and Treasurer, Livingston County Club; Treasurer, Livingston United Methodist Church; Director, Alabama Automobile Association; Director and Treasurer, Sumter School Foundation; Alabama Society of Certified Public Accountants; Alabama Association of Municipal Attorneys; District Vice President, University of Alabama National Alumni Association
Richard’s practice includes personal injury and general civil litigation, and other areas, including real estate closings, title insurance, business formations, estates, trusts, wills, and the representation of municipalities, public utilities and industrial development authorities.
Richard and his wife Sandra live in Livingston. They have two daughters, Angela Cross, Director-Tax Administration for a Fortune 500 company, and Heather Collins, a full time mom and non-practicing pediatric nurse practitioner. Heather is married to John David Collins, a shareholder with Maynard Cooper & Gale, and they have three above-average children, Campbell, Drew and Ben.
Born in 1952
Eutaw, Alabama, January 13, 1952–>
Associations & Memberships
- Alabama State Bar
- The Mississippi Bar
- Seventeenth Judicial Circuit Bench and Bar