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Ross A. Sears, II

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in Houston, TX

Sears & Crawford LLP
1200 Rothwell Street
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: 713-300-4889
Fax: 713-223-3331
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021
Licensed in Texas Since: 1991
Practice Areas: Professional Liability: Plaintiff (80%), Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (20%)
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Attorney Profile

Co-founder and partner of Sears Crawford, LLP, Ross A. Sears II is an award-winning attorney in the areas of Legal Malpractice and Personal Injury who represents clients in Texas and throughout the country. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization named him Board-Certified in Personal injury Trial Law, he is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and he was included in the Who’s Who in American Law in 2000.

Mr. Sears attended the University of Houston, where he earned a Bachelor of Psychology in 1988 before attending law school. In 1991, he graduated with his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Houston Law Center. He is one of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Attorneys, and Houston Magazine named him one of Houston’s Best Lawyers for the people. Admitted to practice in the state of Texas, he fights passionately for those who have been taken advantage of by their attorneys.

A member of the American Board of Trial Advocates, Mr. Sears is also admitted to practice before the United States District Courts for the Eastern, Southern, and Western Districts of Texas.   He is a member of the American Association for Justice.

He has a deep respect for legal ethics and the law. Following a family tradition, he joined several generations of attorneys in his family when he earned his law degree. With more than 30 years of experience, he has proven himself to be a dedicated, zealous advocate for those who have been taken advantage of.

Practice Areas
  • 80%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
  • 20%Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Focus Areas

Legal Malpractice, Professional Malpractice - Other, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Wrongful Death, Brain Injury, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Trucking Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff


11 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2021

About Ross A. Sears, II

First Admitted: 1991, Texas

Professional Webpage:


  • Dan Kelly and Laura Hofstatter vs. General Interior Construction, Inc. (2009 WL 4823931)
  • Starwood Management LLC By and Through Norma Gonzalez, Petitioner v. Don Swaim and Rose Walker, Respondents (Tex. App. 2018)
  • Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P. v. Lopez (In Re Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP) Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, L.L.P. v. Lopez (In re Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams, LLP), 443 S.W.3d 196 (Tex. App. 2013)
  • Dr. George N. Stokes vs. Lauri Puckett, Deann Carleton and Cheryl Shirley, 972 S.W.2d 921 (Tex. App. – Beaumont 1998, writ filed)
  • City of Houston vs. Rushing, 7 S.W.3d 909 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 1999)
  • Harris County vs. Estate of Ciccia, 125 S.W.3d 749 (Tex. App. – Houston [1st Dist.] 2003)
  • Texas Court of Appeals

Bar/Professional Activity

  • Association of Trial Lawyers of America
  • Licensed to Practice Law in Texas, and the following: United States District Court, Southern District, United States District Court, Eastern District, American Board of Trial Advocates
  • Houston Bar Association
  • State Bar of Texas


  • Board Certified in Personal Injury Trial Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected as 1 of the Top 100 Civil Attorneys in Texas, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 (2019)
  • Who’s Who in American Law, (2000)
  • Member “Multi-million Dollar Advocates Forum”, (2004 – Present)
  • Voted “One of Houston’s Best Lawyers for the people”, Houston Magazine “H Texas” (2004-2006)
  • Received one of the top Texas Verdicts (#11), Breach of Contract Cases (2011)
  • Voted “Texas Super Lawyer”, Texas Lawyer Magazine (2011-Present)

Educational Background

  • University of Houston (B.S. Psychology, 1988)

Special Licenses/Certifications

  • Board Certified Personal Injury Law, 2021
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Office Location for Ross A. Sears, II

1200 Rothwell Street
Houston, TX 77002

Phone: 713-300-4889

Fax: 713-223-3331

Last Updated: 8/5/2021

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