About Cheryl S. Ross
Cheryl Southall Ross grew up in a rural town in Alabama. Upon completion of high school, Mrs. Ross attended Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama. While finishing her freshman year of college, she visited Boston where she would land an entry level position at IBM. Mrs. Ross worked for IBM for five years before transferring to Atlanta. Her arrival to Atlanta presented many opportunities. Mrs. Ross decided to discontinue working for IBM and instead obtain her paralegal certificate and undergraduate degree.
Mrs. Ross worked as a worker's compensation paralegal for 20 years while earning her Bachelors of Arts in Communication at Oglethorpe University. In 2005, Mrs. Ross received her Juris Doctor from John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, Georgia. While attending John Marshall Law School, Mrs. Ross was the recipient of the Justice Benham Advocacy Award for her demonstration in advocacy and trial skills representing injured persons. She became a member of the Georgia Bar Association in November 2006.
After admission to the bar, Mrs. Ross started The Southall Ross Law Firm where she specializes in Worker's Compensation Law. She is a member of the Georgia Trial Lawyers Association and is nationally certified as a Trial Advocate by the National Institute of Trial Advocacy as of November 2013. Mrs. Ross' has a passion for the law and being the voice of the working person. Her life was an epic journey and she represents her clients with that same amount of perseverance and determination.