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Oleg Cross is a recognized and award-winning trial attorney. A graduate of Duke University School of Law, Mr. Cross honed his legal skills at Paul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP and Cooley LLP – two of the nation’s premier law firms.

 There, he represented Fortune 500 companies and other corporate clients in a broad range of complex litigation matters, including many high-stakes cases, in which the amount in controversy exceeded one hundred million dollars.

Since founding Cross Law Group, Mr. Cross used his experience representing large institutional clients to benefit ordinary people in personal injury, product liability, elder abuse, and wrongful death cases.

Mr. Cross was recognized as one of San Diego’s Top Young Attorneys by the San Diego Daily Transcript, which honored the “rising stars” in the San Diego legal community.

 Mr. Cross is active in the legal community and is a Director of the New Lawyers Division of the San Diego County Bar Association.  Mr. Cross is also an alumnus of the Louis M. Welsh American Inn of Court in San Diego.  Above all, Mr. Cross understands the importance of giving back to the community and regularly volunteers his time and gives financial support to “Meals on Wheels” of Greater San Diego, which provides food, support, and independence to seniors.



Languages spoken: English, Russian, Ukrainian

Practice areas


  1. Car Accidents: 24%
  2. Brain Injury: 24%
    2 years
  3. Wrongful Death: 24%
    2 years
  4. Personal Injury: 23%
    2 years
  5. Animal & Dog Bites: 5%



Contingent (33-40%), Free consultation (30 minutes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

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Contact info

Cross Prescott APC

6363 Greenwich Dr. #140
San Diego, CA, 92122


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyersSouthern California Super Lawyers2013
Judge David R. Thompson AwardThe 27th Annual Red Boudreau Trial Lawyers’ Dinner2011
Distinguished Service AwardSan Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program2009
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2009
Pro Bono Challenge AwardCooley Godward Kronish LLP2009
"40 Under 40"San Diego Metropolitan Magazine2009
Who's Who Among Executives and ProfessionalsWho's Who Legal2008
Wiley W. Manuel Award for Pro Bono Legal ServicesState Bar of California2008
San Diego's "Best Young Attorneys"San Diego Daily Transcript2008
San Diego's "Best Young Attorneys"San Diego Daily Transcript2007
Duke Law School Pro Bono AwardDuke University School of Law2006
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Trial LawyerCross Prescott APC2009 - Present
AssociateCooley Godward Kronish LLP2008 - 2009
AssociatePaul Hastings Janofsky & Walker LLP2006 - 2007
Association namePosition nameDuration
San Diego County Bar AssociationBoard of Directors, New Lawyers Division2011 - 2012
Lawyers Club of San DiegoMember2011 - 2013
Consumer Attorneys of San DiegoMember2010 - Present
Federal Bar AssociationMember2007 - 2008
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - 2008
San Diego County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
The State Bar of CaliforniaMember2006 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Mavasheva v. GHC of Santee LLCConfidential Settlement
Roe v. Doe Pharmaceutical CompanyConfidential Settlement
Doe v. Doe Financial Planning CompanyConfidential Settlement
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Publication nameTitleDate
"Nail Your Law Job Interview"Book2009
Daily JournalAlternative Fees Require Trust Between Lawyers and Clients2009
EchoRu Weekly NewspaperIn a Car Accident, Know Your Rights2009
Daily JournalSwept Away (Co-Author)2008
Duke Journal of Constitutional Law & Public PolicyDura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo: The Unlikely Tort Of “Securities Fraud”: Dura Pharmaceuticals v. Broudo2007
Daily JournalBiotech’s Onus of Disclosure (Co-author)2007
Paul Hastings PublicationsThe Supreme Court Declines to Review Qwest on "Selective Waiver"2006
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Duke University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
Duke University School of LawInternational & Comparative LawLL.M - Master of Laws2006
Abilene Christian UniversityTheology and Classical LanguagesB.A. - Bachelor of Arts2002
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
Fifth Annual Balance SymposiumReshaping the Work-Family Debate2011
USD Interviewing PanelTips and Advice of Best Interviewing Practices2009
USD Interviewing PanelEffective Interviews: Tips from Interviewers2008
Lorman Real Estate Seminar on Commercial Leases and Arbitration AgreementsMediating Commercial Lease Disputes2008
Cooley Godward Kronish LLP PresentationRecent Developments in the Ninth Circuit Regarding Pleading Standards in Securities Class Actions2008
Association of Corporate CounselFDA and SEC Issues in Representing Public Biotechnology Companies2006