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Janis Alexander Cross has practiced law in the Texas Panhandle since 1979.  She handles a wide range of cases, including family law (divorce, adoptions, child custody, child support, prenuptial agreements), general litigation, criminal law (DWI/DUI, misdemeanors, traffic tickets), wills & probate, and litigation.  She is the former head of the Pantex Plant legal department and she taught Business Law and Business Ethics at West Texas A&M University.  Her son is a practicing attorney in Amarillo, Texas and her daughter is pacticing law in a foreigh country.  Her legal assistant has been with Janis for more than ten years. Janis' office is located in the Chase Tower, located at 600 South Tyler Street in downtown Amarillo, Texas.


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Practice areas


  1. Family: 33%
    6 years
  2. Divorce: 17%
  3. Child Custody: 15%
  4. Probate: 10%
    6 years
  5. Other: 25%
  6. More 



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

3 total 

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  • Ryan Martin Streich

    Janis is a very smart and highly competent attorney. Her staff is excellent as well. When I come across sticky legal issues outside my field (criminal law) she is often the first lawyer I think of to call and ask. She certainly has my respect and endorsement.


    Ryan Streich Criminal defense Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • Steven Paul Watkins

    I endorse this lawyer. Janis is dedicated and hard working. She always puts the interests of her clients first. She genuinely cares about her clients and works hard to achieve the results they want.


    Steven Watkins Family Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

Contact info

Law Office of Janis Alexander Cross

600 South Tyler
Suite 1313
Amarillo, TX, 79101-2353


TXEligible To Practice In Texas 197908/17/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Member of the CollegeCollege of the State Bar of Texas2012
Membership Granted in the Pro Bono CollegePro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas2010
Association namePosition nameDuration
College of the State Bar of TexasN/A2007 - Present
Texas Panhandle Family Lawyers AssociationN/A2005 - Present
State Bar of TexasN/A1979 - Present
Amarillo Bar AssociationN/A1979 - Present
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Texas Tech University School of LawDoctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor (J.D.)N/A1979