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Silas Gwendell Cross Jr.

Car accident Attorney at Tuscaloosa, AL

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  • Licensed for 34 years
    State AL
    Acquired 1989
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Mr. Cross graduated from Auburn University in 1985, with honors, and from the University of Alabama School of Law in 1989. He was Senior Editor of the Alabama Law Review, and was a member of Bench and Bar and Phi Delta Phi. He also was selected as a member of both the National Trial Advocacy and ATLA Trial Teams.

Mr. Cross achieved national recognition while attending the University of Alabama School of Law. He was the recipient of the 1989 American College of Trial Lawyers Award for Most Promising Trial Lawyer.

He began his legal career as an attorney with Starnes & Atchison (now Starnes Davis Florie LLP) in Birmingham where he had the privilege of learning from some of the finest defense lawyers in the State of Alabama.

Mr. Cross has been a trial lawyer for 20 years. He has substantial experience representing individuals and businesses in state and federal courts and has achieved multi-million dollar jury verdicts and settlements for his clients in a broad range of cases. He has handled over 600 cases resulting in verdicts and settlements in excess of $85,000,.

Mr. Cross has represented clients in state and federal courts in Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee. He represents plaintiffs in various types of cases including wrongful death, trucking litigation, drug and medical device litigation, toxic exposure, products liability, nursing home neglect, insurance fraud and bad faith, automobile accidents and work related injuries.

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Cross & Smith LLC
907 17th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL, 35401


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Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Cross & Smith, LLC
  • 2000 - Present


  • University of Alabama School of Law
  • JD - Juris Doctor
  • 1989
  • Auburn University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1985


  • Alabama Association for Justice
  • Executive Committee
  • N/A
  • American Association for Justice
  • N/A
  • American Bar Association
  • N/A
  • Alabama State Bar Association
  • N/A
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Languages Spoken

  • English


  • Alabama Bar Institute for CLE
  • Uninsured Motorist Update
  • 1995

Speaking Engagements

  • CLE
  • Truck Accident Litigation From Start to Finish
  • 2008
  • CLE
  • Jury Selection Tips
  • 2007
  • CLE
  • Winning Your First Civil Trial
  • 2007
  • CLE
  • Effective Trial Presentation
  • 2006
  • CLE
  • Discovery Practice & Settlement of Cases
  • 2000
  • CLE
  • Depositions
  • 1999
  • CLE
  • General Tort Law Update
  • 1998
  • CLE
  • Depositions: Strategies and Techniques That Work
  • 1998
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Tuscaloosa Car accident Lawyer Silas Gwendell Cross Jr.
Silas Gwendell Cross Jr.
Car accident Attorney
Tuscaloosa, AL
Licensed for 34 years