Law Firm Serving East Alabama And West Georgia

Gavel with law books - lawyer in  Phenix City,  AL
Cross Law Firm L.L.C. is a legal office dedicated to serving our clients and their needs. Here at Cross Law Firm, we have an outstanding reputation of fighting on behalf of our clients. Founding attorney and managing member, Richard L. Cross Jr., along with counsel America Cross and William Carswell, have almost 50 years of combined legal experience. Since founding the firm in 2009, we have primarily served and represented the citizens of East Alabama and West Georgia. However, we represent clients all over both states and in federal courts on frequent occasion. Cross Law Firm L.L.C. provides legal advice in many areas of law. We look forward to assisting you and your family for years to come.

Mission statement

We seek to improve the lives of those who trust Cross Law Firm to handle their legal needs. We are dedicated to giving the best advice and representation possible.
“Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy."
–Proverbs 31:8-9

Areas of practice:

  • Personal injury
  • Divorce
  • Adoptions
  • Construction/ real estate litigation
  • Contract drafting and litigation
  • Criminal law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wills, probates, and administrations
  • Trademark registration and litigation
  • Business law
  • Collections
  • Lemon law/ automobile dealership disputes
  • Guardianship/ conservatorship
  • Professional licensing
  • Evictions
  • General disputes


Cross Law Firm L.L.C. is grateful for the men and women who dedicated their lives to serving in our military and protecting our freedoms. We proudly offer a discount on legal services to all branches of active military and their spouses.

About The Founding Attorney

As a lifetime resident of this area, Mr. Richard L. Cross Jr. (Eric as he will insist you refer to him) Is well rooted in this community. Mr. Cross attended Glenwood School and the Smiths Station School System. Mr. Cross is further an alumni of Chattahoochee Valley State Community College and Troy University. Mr. Cross graduated as a Doctor of Jurisprudence (J.D.) from Mississippi College School of Law in 2007. Mr. Cross also has a Masters of Arts in Christian studies (MACS) from Luther Rice Seminary and a doctorate of theology (TH.D.) from Slidell Baptist Seminary. Since returning to the Phenix City/ Columbus area, Mr. Cross has become heavily involved in the community. Mr. Cross is a devout Christian. He has been an active member of Cascade Hills Church since the early 2000s. He is also very devoted to his family and friends. Mr. Cross is happy to refer to many of his clients as friends.
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