Board Member 2020 - Present
A lifelong resident of Mahoning County, Attorney A. Ross Douglass graduated from Boardman
High School before attending Youngstown State University (B.A., 1997). He earned his law
degree from the Duquesne University Law School in the year 2000 where he was included as a
member of The International Legal Fraternity of Phi Delta Phi.
Attorney Douglass started his private practice in 2001. His law firm was created to primarily
focus in the areas of family law, juvenile law, criminal defense, and personal injury. In addition
to maintaining his own practice, Attorney Douglass serves as Of Counsel to the law firm of
Whalen & Duffrin as chief trial counsel for all domestic relations and juvenile court child
custody cases. Attorney Douglass is licensed to practice law in the State of Ohio and the United
States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Attorney Douglass practices extensively
in the Mahoning County Courts, local municipal courts as well as the Court of Common Pleas
General Division, Domestic Division and Juvenile Division.
Attorney Douglass is a member of the Mahoning County and Ohio State Bar Associations. He
served as a member of the Board that established the Mahoning County Family Dependency
Treatment Court; is member and past President of the Wolves Club of Youngstown; and served
on the Board of Directors of the Youngstown Community School for several years.
Attorney Douglass resides in Canfield with his wife Denise and their children.