A Winning Team For Your Legal Needs
Our firm has the decades of experience necessary to help our clients obtain results that make a difference in their lives.

Practice Areas

Estate Planning
& Probate

Our Combined Backgrounds

Make Us A Formidable Firm

At Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP, each of our attorneys brings an incredible wealth of experience from past positions that allows us to create the strong cases they need to help them get through whatever difficulties they are facing. We are highly effective litigators who understand a wide range of areas of the law.

42 years

of combined experience
as a Texas District Judge and a Judge Advocate.

Meet Attorney

Susan E. Criss

Attorney Susan E. Criss spent 15 years serving as a Texas District Judge. She is Board Certified in Criminal Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. She is also a former prosecutor who served almost a decade in the Galveston County Criminal District Attorney’s Office. Her experience as a prosecutor and judge allow her to understand how the other key players in the courtroom may approach your case. This understanding helps her build highly effective and proactive defenses for her clients.

Meet Attorney

Richard W. Rousseau

Attorney Rick Rousseau is a retired Colonel with 27 years of active duty experience as a Judge Advocate (JAG). He formerly served as the Staff Judge Advocate For Fort Hood. Rick’s extensive experience in the military allows him to offer real help to those facing issues related to military law and veterans disability benefits.


Hear From Our Clients

“Judge Susan Criss is a brilliant, well established attorney. She dedicates herself to best outcome of her clients. You cannot go wrong by hiring this firm. They will take care of your needs.”
– J.C.D.
“Rick Rousseau and his team at the Criss & Rousseau Law firm handled my affairs and legal needs in a timely and professional manner. I very much appreciated the attention to detail and the warm and inviting atmosphere. If you are a veteran it would be well worth your time to visit with this retired JAG officer.”
– S.B.
“ I am very happy with the service and attention that I received at this firm. Mr. Richard Rousseau was friendly and always easy to get in touch with when I had questions. Overall I rank this as an excellent experience.”
– A.W.
“Rick Rousseau was a life saver for me… He guided me through all of the stumbling blocks of putting together a Power of Attorney and educated me on Medicare and Medicaid. My trip to Texas was quick and efficient thanks to his guidance – If it hadn’t been for his help there would have been many wasted hours and expense. I would strongly recommend Rick and his firm to anyone in a similar set of circumstances.”
– R.W.


Attorneys Serving Bell County, Coryell County, Galveston County, Fort Hood, And Throughout Texas

When you are facing challenging legal issues, turn to a law firm that can protect your rights and truly help you. Turn to Criss & Rousseau Law Firm LLP. To schedule a free initial case evaluation with one our lawyers, call 254-699-9999, 409-515-6176 or contact us online.