Mary E. Ramos - Board Certified In Family Law

Mary E. Ramos is Board Certified in Family Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.  She is recognized and respected throughout the Houston legal community for dedication in effectively representing clients’ rights and interests. Mary understands the emotional side of divorce and brings a special compassion to each and every case.

She also offers clients knowledgeable and competent legal advice with the following family law goals:

  • Educate the client about the law and court procedures
  • Explore options and create solutions
  • Encourage settlements through competent negotiation and mediation
  • Maintain reasonable fees and control litigation costs
  • Exhaust all reasonable alternatives, but when all else fails, to fight aggressively when necessary to protect the clients’ rights

Areas of Practice:

  • 100% Family Law

Board Certifications:

  • Board Certified in Family Law – Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Certifications and Training:

NOTE: Only courses requiring 10 or more hours listed and the hour count may include the required ethics portion.

  • “The Jury Trial, What You Need To Know To Be Successful”, Houston Bar Association – Family Law Section,  2017, 10 hours
  • “Advanced Family Law Course” 2016, 27 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Advanced Cross Examination Institute” 2016, 15.75 hours, National Family Law Trial Institute
  • “Advanced Family Law Drafting” 2015, 13.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2015, 22.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Advanced Business Valuation” 2015, 29.75 hours, National Family Law Trial Institute
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2014, 22.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Advanced Program – Child Custody Issues” 2014, 29.75, South Texas College of Law
  • “Advanced Cross Examination Institute” 2014, 15.75 hours, South Texas College of Law
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2013, 22.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2012, 22.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Houston Family Law Trial Institute” 2012, 55 hours, South Texas College of Law
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2011, 22.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Houston Family Law Trial Institute” 2011, 55 hours, South Texas College of Law
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2010, 24.25 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2009, 27.75 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Advanced Family Law Drafting Course” 2008, 11 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2008, 21.25 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Marriage Dissolution Institute” 2008, 14.75 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2007, 23.25, Texas State Bar
  • “Advanced Family & Divorce Mediation Training” 2006, 30 hours, Fort Bend Dispute Resolution Center
  • “Advanced Family Law Drafting” 2005, 11 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Annual Advanced Family Law Course” 2005, 23.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Marriage Dissolution Course” 2005, 13.75 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Immigration Law Institute” 2005, 14.50 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Basic Mediation Training” 2005, 40 hours, Fort Bend Dispute Resolution Center
  • “Family Law on the Front Lines Conference” 2005, 12.00 hours, Texas State Bar
  • “Maximizing your Edge – Advanced Negotiation strategies for lawyers” 2005, Latz Negotiation Institute

Bar Admissions:

  • Texas, 2004

Education:

  • Texas Southern University, Thurgood Marshal School of Law, Houston, Texas, 2002, JD
  • Park University, Parksville, MO, 1999 Bachelors of Science,
    • Major: Management
    • Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Honors and Awards:

  • Houston’s Top Family Lawyers“, 2017, H Texas Magazine
  • “Top 10 Family Law Attorneys”, 2017, Custody Change
  • “Best Divorce Lawyers in Houston”, 2017, Expertise LLC
  • Houston’s Top Lawyers“, 2016, H Texas Magazine
  • “Houston’s Top Lawyers”, 2015, H Texas Magazine
  • “Clients’ Choice Award – Family Law & Divorce”, 2014, AVVO
  • “Clients’ Choice Award”, 2012, AVVO
  • “Excellence Award” 2011, AVVO
  • “Top Lawyers for the People – Family Law” 2009, H Texas Magazine
  • “Top Young Professionals on the Fast Track” 2007, H Town Magazine

Professional Associations and Memberships:

  • State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section, Member
  • College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Houston Bar Association – Family Law Section, Member
  • Mexican American Bar Association of Houston, Member
  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Member
  • The Pro Bono College of the State Bar of Texas, Member
  • Texas Academy of Family Law Specialists, Member

Past Employment Positions:

  • United States Navy – China Lake, CA
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