Award-winning Attorney Ross Massey handles criminal, injury and car accident cases

How you confront legal challenge can affect the rest of your life. To protect your rights, you need a knowledgeable, assertive accident attorney who won’t back down in the effort to deliver a successful result. For a decade, the Athens Accident Lawyer in Athens has provided high-quality legal representation to a diverse group of Georgia clients. Whether you have been charged with a crime, injured in an accident or need legal counsel, our firm will give you strong advocacy and personal service that you deserve.

Tireless advocates pursue justice on behalf of clients

We represent the interests of clients aggressively in and out of court. No matter how difficult the odds, you can count on legal representation that is:

  • Accomplished — Throughout the region, our firm has earned a reputation for delivering tireless support for clients in criminal and civil litigation.
  • Dedicated — Since opening the practice, we have been committed to improving the lives of clients and the community at large.
  • Affordable — You deserve exceptional legal counsel at a price you can afford. The firm offers comprehensive assistance that’s also cost-effective.

In an initial consultation, we will outline the relevant legal issues and help you determine how to proceed.

Effective law firm assists with various types of legal challenges

Our firm represents Georgia clients in numerous legal practice areas, including:

  • Criminal defense — Don’t trust your criminal defense matter to a novice lawyer or someone who is just looking to make a deal. We confront prosecutors and work hard to secure a dismissal, acquittal or favorable plea agreement.
  • Auto accidents — Victims of auto accidents can bring a claim against the faulty driver or their insurance company. Our firm explains your options and takes action to collect damages from the liable parties.
  • DWI defense — If you have been accused of drunk driving, we will provide strong DWI defense to challenge questionable evidence and improper law enforcement actions.
  • Traffic defense — For cases arising from alleged traffic offenses, we conduct a thorough investigation to give you the best chance of avoiding fines, license suspensions and jail time.

From start to finish, we will vigorously defend your rights in pursuit of a positive outcome.

J. Ross Massey passionately fights for victims' rights in Georgia after car accidents or injuries. With a knack for jury trial litigation, he has served as lead counsel for numerous cases involving car accident victims. His experience in litigation combined with a passion for representing clients' rights throughout the case process led him to practice law in Athens, Georgia, where he now fights to obtain justice for clients. His years of experience results in the financial compensation for the victims of injuries and car accidents throughout the Athens, Georgia area. He is actively engaged with Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team, where he is the coach for trial advocacy.


  • University of Georgia
    Bachelor of Business Administration, Risk Management and Insurance, 2006
  • Samford University, Cumberland School of Law
    Juris Doctor, Scholar of Merit for Advanced Trial Advocacy, 2011

Professional Memberships

  • Georgia Bar Association
  • Birmingham Bar Association
  • Alabama Association of Justice, Emerging Leaders
  • Alabama Bar Association
  • American Association for Justice
  • Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team Coach of Trial Advocacy

Awards & Recognition

  • Alabama Association of Justice, Emerging Leaders
  • 2012 Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association for Excellence in Trial Advocacy Merit Award
  • 2013 Top 100 Alabama Trial Lawyer (Alabama Division of the National Trial Lawyers Association)
  • Trial Advocacy Coach for Cumberland School of Law’s National Trial Team

Contact the office to speak to Ross directly if you were injured in a car wreck in Athens, Georgia. To schedule a free consultation, call to make an appointment with an experienced car accident lawyer. The success of your claim is often decided early on in Georgia accident cases. Get the compensation you need to move on with your life by calling today.


Athens Car Accident Lawyers
  • Athens Car Accident Lawyers


I highly recommend these guys if you’ve been hurt in an automobile accident. The attorneys and staff are always responsive. They also keep you up to date of any issues that come up during the process.