1 Bryan Camacho Ramos THE RAMOS LAW FIRM 4 Lenox Pointe Suite A Atlanta, Georgia Telephone (404) Facsimile (678) The Ramos Law Firm is committed to achieving exceptional results through its sincere commitment to its clients. Our extensive knowledge of the inner-workings between the complex legal systems and political structures provides clients effective advocacy resources to protect their interests. Understanding that each client s needs are unique, our legal team creates innovative solutions specially tailored to each client s circumstances. Our legal professionals are dedicated to reaching our clients desired resolution with open accessibility, strategic preparedness, and consistent responsiveness. PRACTICE FOCUS Representation of Injured Workers Handle catastrophic bodily injury claims stemming from workplace injuries and accidents. Prosecute orthopedic and neurological injuries arising out of and in the course of employment. Represent clients with multi-level spinal injuries, closed head trauma, skin and tissue burns, upper/lower extremity pathology, amputations, and other surgical matters. PROFESSIONAL ADMISSIONS, MEMBERSHIPS, AND HONORS Supreme Court of the United States U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia Supreme Court of Georgia and Georgia Court of Appeals State Bar of Georgia American Bar Association Atlanta Bar Association and Lawyers Club of Atlanta Georgia Trial Lawyers Association / Workers Compensation Claimant Law Section 2013 Georgia Top Attorneys inclusion by Newsweek Magazine 2012 and 2013 Georgia Top Rated Attorney by Law.com 2011, 2012, and 2013 Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia by the Georgia Asian Times AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale Hubbell Georgia Super Lawyer Georgia Super Lawyer Rising Star, 2010, 2011 and 2012 Georgia Delegate: Working Committee on Fiscal Cliff matters, The White House, Office of the President of the United States, November AVVO distinguished 10 of 10 rated
2 PRACTICE PROFILE - PAGE 2 LECTURES AND SPEECHES Coalition Building In The Filipino Community, Keynote Speech for Filipino- American Association of Northeast Georgia, December 15, Georgia Workers Compensation 101, 18 th Annual Educational Seminar, Philippine Nurses Association of Georgia, November 2, Solo Practitioners Boot Camp, Atlanta s John Marshall Law School, November 1, Overcoming Perceived Minority Bias, Minorities in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Georgia s Younger Lawyers Division, June 28, Networking Essentials, Minorities in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Georgia s Younger Lawyers Division, February 22, Solo Practitioners Boot Camp, Atlanta s John Marshall Law School, November 2, Litigation Case Management: Best Practices Information Management In The Discovery Phase, Institute for Paralegal Education, June 22, Impact of House Bill 87 on Asian and Latino Businesses, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, April 26, Serving the Needs of the Philippine and Asian Communities, Philippine Women Association of Georgia, December 10, Administrative Law and Georgia Workers Compensation, Guest Lecturer at the Clayton State University, June 24, Minorities in the Profession, Guest Lecturer at the Georgia State University, April 8, Manual v. Automated Retrieval Systems, Document Management In the Trenches, Institute for Paralegal Education, September 23, Essential Elements of the Workers Comp Claim, Latin American Association of Georgia, June 27, Medicare-Set Aside Accounts Use, Calculation, and Reduction, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, April 16, The Impact of Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments on Settling Your Workers Compensation Claim, SedgwickCMS Seminars, Southfield, Michigan, May 2008.
3 PRACTICE PROFILE - PAGE 3 An Introduction to the Georgia Workers Compensation System, The Georgia New Arrivals Seminar, Jonesboro, Georgia, March 12, Your Rights under the Georgia Workers Compensation Law, The Empower Seminar, UPS Headquarters, Atlanta, Georgia, November 10, The Impact of the Closure of the Subsequent Injury Trust Fund and The Catastrophic Claim, SedgwickCMS Seminars, Southfield, Michigan, April Current Trends in Georgia Workers Compensation, SedgwickCMS Seminars, Southfield, Michigan, April 6, Workers Compensation Benefits as They Apply to the Local Union, Hapeville, Georgia, September, Claim Essentials, Introduction to Workers Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, January 27, Essential Elements of a Workers Compensation Claim, Basic Workers Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, April 29, Foundations of a Workers Compensation Claim, Workers Compensation in Georgia, Atlanta, Georgia, December, New Trends in Workers Compensation, Advanced Workers Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, Georgia, June 25, Controlling Medical Costs and Avoiding Potential Confidentiality Issues, The Fundamentals of Workers Compensation, Atlanta, Georgia, January 29, PUBLICATIONS Workers Compensation Subrogation, National Business Institute, December 12, Litigation Case Management: Best Practices Information Management In The Discovery Phase, Institute for Paralegal Education, June Advanced Expert Deposition Tactics, National Business Institute, December 17, Administrative Law and Georgia Workers Compensation, Clayton State University, June 24, Workers Compensation Practice Guide, Law Trends Magazine, American Bar Association, projected publication date of June Deciphering Medical Specialties, ABA GPSOLO Magazine, November 2007.
4 PRACTICE PROFILE - PAGE 4 Solo v. Big Firm Trial Strategies, ABA GPSOLO Newsletter On Trial Edition, October Workers Compensation: Practitioner s Profile, ABA Mentor Column: September The Nuts and Bolts of Workers Compensation, Labor and Employment Committee, YLD, Georgia State Bar, May 18, The Claimant s Perspective, Council on Business Education, Atlanta, Georgia, February 27, Workers Compensation for the Solo Practitioner, Atlanta Bar Newsletter Solo and Small Firm Section, January The Applicability of Statutory Employment on Owner-Operators, Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, March Defending the Catastrophic Claim, Lorman Educational Seminars, March Mediating the Workers Compensation Claim, Lorman Educational Seminars, October Pre-Injury Preventative Measures, Lorman Educational Seminars, June Featured practitioner for Evidence That Pops, American Bar Journal, October The Good, The Bad, and The Controvert, Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, March Return to Work Issues, Drew Eckl & Farnham Journal, March LEADERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES President, Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2012 and 2013 Georgia Delegate: Working Committee on Fiscal Cliff matters, The White House, November 26, 2012 Participant in the Atlanta Dragon Boat Festival, September 8, Completed the Rock & Roll New Orleans Half-Marathon in March Selected one of the 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia for 2011, 2012 and 2013 by the Georgia Asian Times. Programs Director, Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2011.
5 PRACTICE PROFILE - PAGE 5 Vice-President, Filipino-American Association of Greater-Atlanta, Secretary and Board Member, Asian American Legal Advocacy Center, Filipino Community Representative, Asian Pacific American Council of Georgia, January Coordinator, Philippine Chamber of Commerce Dinner with Former-President Fidel V. Ramos, Atlanta, 2010, 2011, and Co-coordinator, Philippine Hoops & Heritage Night with the Atlanta Hawks, National Basketball Association, March 5, Chair, Workers Compensation Committee, American Bar Association, GP SOLO/ Small Firm Section, July Member, Professional Responsibility Committee, American Bar Association, GP SOLO/ Small Firm Section, July Trustee, Board of Trustees, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Atlanta Bar Association, May 2008 to Member, Board of Directors, Solo and Small Practice Section of the Atlanta Bar Association, May Advisory Panel Member, American Bar Association, January 2007 to Special Assistant to the Philippine Honorary Consul-General, October 2006 to the present. Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Ramos Law Firm, Atlanta, Georgia, Board of Directors and Legal Counsel, Camp Horizon, Inc., organization dedicated to assisting abused and neglected children in Atlanta, Georgia 2002 to Volunteer, Camp Horizon, Inc., organization dedicated to assisting abused and neglected children in Atlanta, Georgia 1993 to Completed the Inaugural Atlanta ING Half-Marathon in Completed the LaSalle Bank Chicago Marathon in 2004 and Attorney at Drew Eckl & Farnham, LLP from 2000 to Staff Attorney to the Honorable Judges Edward D. Lukemire, George F. Nunn, Jr., and L.A. McConnell, Houston Judicial Circuit, Perry, Georgia 1999 to 2000.
6 PRACTICE PROFILE - PAGE 6 Guardian Ad Litem, State of Florida, served as a court appointed special advocate in Leon County, Florida 1994 to EDUCATION Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, Juris Doctorate, Walter F. George School of Law, Mercer University, Macon, Georgia, Certification of Advanced Legal Drafting, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, Bachelor of Arts, For additional information, Please contact Bryan Ramos at
7 THE RAMOS LAW FIRM BRYAN C. RAMOS Restoring the rights of injured workers and protecting their dignity are the foundations of our practice. THE RAMOS LAW FIRM IS WELL-VERSED in all aspects of workers compensation law, including occupational disability, medical rights and Medicare Secondary Payer compliance issues. Through focused preparation and innovation, the firm earns the best results for its clients. WORKERS COMPENSATION LEADERS The firm understands the legal obstacles presented to injured workers along with the emotional component involved with workplace injuries and perceived injustice in the system. Whether the issues are weekly income benefits, catastrophic designation or medical benefits, The Ramos Law Firm has secured very favorable results for its clients. BRYAN RAMOS, FOUNDING PARTNER Selected for inclusion in this year s Georgia Rising Stars, he has significant trial, appellate and mediation experience before the State Board of Workers Compensation. A graduate of Florida State University and Mercer University School of Law, Ramos began his legal career as the staff attorney for the Houston Judicial Circuit. After his clerkship, Ramos worked with a large insurance firm. In 2005, he opened The Ramos Law Firm. He has chaired the ABA s solo practice workers compensation section and serves as a trustee of the Atlanta Bar s Lawyer Referral and Information Service. THE RAMOS LAW FIRM PH: (404) FX: (678) Reprinted from the special advertising section in the March 2010 issue of Atlanta Magazine and the March 2010 issue of Georgia Super Lawyers magazine Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. All rights reserved.