J. Ross Newell, III Adjunct Professor of Law

Phone: 540-458-8120

Email: newelljr@wlu.edu

Office: Judge's Chambers, Lewis Hall

Areas of Expertise/Classes Taught

Trial Advocacy


BA, Washington and Lee University

JD, Washington and Lee University


Ross's tort defense practice with Timberlake, Smith, Thomas & Moses, P.C. is widely diversified and includes automotive liability, trucking and transportation, insurance coverage, premises liability, and products liability. Ross has significant trial experience having tried over 50 jury trials in state and federal courts. This broad trial experience allows Ross to offer his clients aggressive, effective, and cost-efficient representation. This representation includes Rapid Response to accidents and Early Resolution of claims before the suit is filed. He fully understands the unique needs of his self-insured and insurance company clients and maintains excellent relationships with his clients.