A New Brunswick Bar member since 1968 and a Nova Scotia Bar member since 1969, Ross practices primarily in the fields of Corporate, Commercial, Wills and Trusts, and Real Estate Law.

Ross is a member and Past-President of the Moncton Barrister's Society, and is a member of the Law Society of New Brunswick.

Ross received a Bachelor of Commerce with a major in Accounting from Dalhousie University in 1964. He obtained his law degree from Dalhousie University in 1967.