Born in Cleveland, Ohio and raised in Tampa, Florida, Emily attended Florida State University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in criminology and psychology. Thereafter, Emily moved to Texas to attend Baylor Law School and has called Texas home ever since. Before opening her divorce and family law practice in Magnolia TX, Emily litigated personal injury and insurance cases in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and gained significant experience representing clients through trial and obtaining favorable verdicts.
Emily has successfully represented clients involved in all types of family law cases, including but not limited to those involving issues related to divorce, child custody, child support, adoption, termination of parental rights, and property division and disputes. She has represented parents and children in cases involving CPS and has served has as an Amicus Attorney in custody disputes, assisting the Court in determining the best interests of the children.
Whether it is an uncontested divorce or a complex child custody matter, Emily brings the experience, practical knowledge, and sound judgment necessary to resolve every case with the efficiency, determination, and compassion each client deserves.
Emily is married with 2 sons (ages 5 and 1), and enjoys spending time outdoors and traveling to new places. An avid reader, her childrens’ book collection has encouraged her to rediscover her love for Dr. Seuss.
Super Lawyers has recognized Emily Ross as a 2020 Texas Rising Star. Texas Rising Stars must be 40 years old or younger or have been practicing for fewer than 10 years. Honorees represent the top 2.5 percent of lawyers in the State identified through the Super Lawyers selection process who have obtained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.
Texas Family Law Foundation, Bill Review Committee
Texas Family Law Foundation, Membership Committee
Texas Family Law Foundation, Auction Committee
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Publications and Presentations
Co-Author, Speaker, Therapists in Litigation are No Child’s Play: Cross-Examining the Treating Therapist and Avoiding Common Traps, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court, April 2019 (Team Leader and Winner, Best Presentation 2018-2019).
Author and Speaker, Preparing Pleadings and Assisting with Motion Practice, Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals, February 2019.
Co-Author and Co-Presenter, Lo-Tech, Hi-Tech & Beyond: Using Technology to Effectively Present Your Case, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court (March 2017).
Author, Temporary Orders in a Divorce and SAPCR: Preparing Pleadings and Assisting with Motion Practice, prepared for Texas Family Law Practice for Paralegals (January 2016).
Co-Author, Iffy Inventories: Ethical Dilemmas with Inventories, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court (January 2015).
Co-Author and Co-Presenter, After DOMA: A Look Ahead for Texas, Burta Rhoads Raborn Family Law American Inn of Court (February 2014).
Appellate counsel, In the Interest of N.W., No. 02-12-00057-CV, 2013 Tex. App. LEXIS 11862; 2013 WL 5302716 (Tex. App.—Fort Worth, Sept. 19, 2013, no pet.).