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Richard "Rick" Rousseau

Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP
  • Military Law, Estate Planning, Probate...
  • Georgia, Texas
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Colonel (Retired) Rick Rousseau has experience in every aspect of military law following 27 years on active duty as a Judge Advocate (JAG). He served in various positions, including twice as the Staff Judge Advocate (Senior Legal Advisor) for Fort Hood, Regional Defense Counsel, defense counsel, prosecutor, Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, medical claims attorney, administrative law attorney, and legal assistance attorney. Rick Rousseau served as a full-time law professor at The Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) School in Charlottesville, Virginia, where he taught estate planning, federal income taxation, estate & gift taxation, and veterans & survivor benefits. He also published numerous articles on legal assistance issues. He deployed three times as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. Now he is back doing what he enjoys the most and does best— taking care of Servicemembers, military families, retirees, veterans, and residents of Texas.

Practice Areas
  • Military Law
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Criminal Law
  • Elder Law
  • Medical Malpractice
Additional Practice Area
  • Veterans Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
U.S. Supreme Court
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP
- Current
U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps
U.S. Army Retired as a Colonel
Naval War College
M.A. (2011) | National Security and Strategic Studies
The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School
LL.M. (1997) | Military Law - Specialty in Administrative & Civil Law
University of Alabama - Tuscaloosa
LL.M. (1992) | Taxation
South Texas College of Law
J.D. (1987) | Law
University of Texas - Austin
B.S. (1982) | Education
Professional Associations
Georgia State Bar
- Current
Speaking Engagements
Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s and Long Term Care, Alzheimer’s Symposium, Mayborn Civic & Convention Center in Temple, TX.
Alzheimer’s Association
Presented a talk on Legal Planning for Alzheimer’s and Long Term Care to attendees of the Alzheimer’s Symposium at the Mayborn Civic & Convention Center in Temple, TX.
Accredited by the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide representation services to claimants before the VA.
Veterans Affairs Department
Websites & Blogs
Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP
Attorney Rick Rousseau Biography
Social Media
Contact & Map
Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP
100 W. Central Texas Expressway
Suite 106
Harker Heights, TX 76548
Telephone: (254) 699-9999
Cell: (254) 699-9999
Fax: (254) 699-9996
Galveston Office
719 59th Street
Galveston, TX 77551
Telephone: (409) 515-6176