For nearly 25 years, Russ has focused on trial court litigation and appeals. Prior to joining Forbes Law Group, he worked at one of the largest firms in the region in Kansas City, and at one of the largest firms in the United States in Chicago. He also served as a Unit Leader for litigation at the Missouri Attorney General’s Office. Russ has clerked twice for a judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and once for a judge on the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. He received his law degree cum laude from the Northwestern University School of Law, where he was part of the Order of the Coif, a member of the law review, and a representative on Northwestern’s national moot court team.