Bryan Ramos

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Workers' Compensation Attorney in Atlanta, GA

Ramos Law Firm
 | 14 Lenox Pointe NE, Atlanta, GA 30324
Phone: 404-737-0118
Fax: 678-904-5645
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020
Selected To Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012
Licensed Since: 1999
Practice Areas:
  • Workers' Compensation: Claimant (80%),
  • Social Security Disability (10%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%)
Languages Spoken:
  • English,
  • Tagalog
  • Free Consultation
Attorney Profile

Bryan Ramos is consistently named a Top Attorney in Georgia, as published by Atlanta Magazine, for his professionalism and effectiveness in handling Georgia workers' compensation claims in the Greater-Metro Atlanta area and statewide. He is recognized by Martindale-Hubbell as being an AV Preeminent* lawyer, designating the highest possible rating in both legal ability and ethical standards in representing Georgia's working class.  In 2020, he earned the designation of being one of the Top 100 Georgia lawyers by Super Lawyers Magazine.  

Mr. Ramos started his career as the law clerk for the Superior Court of Houston County, Georgia where he served three judges in Middle Georgia. Subsequently, he accepted an associate lawyer position with the litigation firm of Drew, Eckl & Farham, LLP in Atlanta. As Mr Ramos identified more with the injured workers, he decided to open the Ramos Law Firm in April 2005 to serve the working class of Georgia. He has litigated cases throughout the State of Georgia and has tended to matters up to the Supreme Court of Georgia.

Mr. Ramos is also a registered neutral and civil mediator with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution where he specializes in the settlement of workers' compensation cases. Most recently, Mr. Ramos was selected as a Fellow of the College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, a national honor society dedicated to the advancement of workers' compensation law.

Mr. Ramos is a frequent lecturer on workers' compensation issues and his legal articles have been published in several national and regional magazines. He is committed to achieving the most favorable results for his clients. Together with his legal team of dedicated professionals, Mr. Ramos prides himself being an effective advocate for Georgia's injured workers and civil justice.

Mr. Ramos also serves on the Executive Board of the National Filipino American Bar Association (NFALA), as well on the National Board of the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project. Locally, he has been appointed to the Georgia Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights; serves on the Board of Directors of the Atlanta Affiliate of Asians Americans Advancing Justice; and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse.

Mr. Ramos is an alumnus of the Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, and he is a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at the Florida State University. He is a member of the Supreme Court of the United States, Federal Northern District Court, Georgia Supreme Court, and Georgia Court of Appeals.

*AV Preeminent and BV Distinguished are certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the anonymous opinions of members of the bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell peer review ratings fall into two categories: legal ability and general ethical standards.

 
Practice Areas
  • 80%Workers' Compensation
  • 10%Social Security Disability
  • 10%Personal Injury - General
Focus Areas

Motor Vehicle Accidents, Personal Injury - Plaintiff, Construction Accident

Selections

Selected to Super Lawyers for 7 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 3 years

Super Lawyers: 2014 - 2020 Rising Stars: 2010 - 2012

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Bryan Ramos of The Ramos Law Firm is dedicated to workers’ compensation in Georgia, and his record of success speaks to his experience and success in this area of law. If you were hurt at work, visit him at www.ramoslawfirm.com or call 404-355-3431.

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About Bryan Ramos

Admitted: 1999, Georgia

Professional Webpage: http://www.ramoslawfirm.com/credentials/bryan-ramos-profile/

Honors/Awards:

  • Georgia Trend Magazine selected as one of Georgia's Legal Elite See:  https://editions.mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=8924&i=636011&p=52&ver=html5      , Georgia's Legal Elite, Georgia Trend Magazine , 2020
  • Selected as one of the "Top 100" Georgia attorneys by Super Lawyers Magazine, Top 100 Georgia Attorneys, Super Lawyers, 2020
  • Selected as one of the Best of Atlanta, Best of Atlanta - Legal , Proactive Resources, 2013
  • Selected as one of the Top Attorneys in Georgia, Georgia Top Attorneys, Atlanta Magazine, 2017
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia for 2012, Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia for 2012, Georgia Asian Times, 2012
  • Selected as a delegate of the United States to attend the 2015 APEC SME Summit in Manila, Philippines, US Delegate to Asian Pacific Economic Co-Operation , United States Department of State, 2015
  • Selected as one of Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, Top Rated Attorney in Georgia , Georgia's Legal Leaders, 2013
  • Highest possible rating by Martindale Hubbell , Preeminent Rating for Ethical and Professional Standards , Martindale Hubbell, 2010
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Asian Americans In Georgia for 2011 , Top 25 Most Influential Asian Americans In Georgia for 2011, Georgia Asian Times, 2011
  • Selected as one of the Top Georgia Attorneys, Top Georgia Attorneys, Newsweek, 2013
  • Selected as one of Georgia's Legal Elite, Georgia's Legal Elite, Georgia Trend, 2016
  • Selected as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia for 2013, Top 25 Most Influential Asian-Americans in Georgia for 2013, Georgia Asian Times, 2013
  • AVVO Rating 10 of 10, Superb AVVO Rated , AVVO, 2020
  • Selected as one of Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers Jan. 31, 2012, Georgia's Top Rated Lawyers, Atlanta Magazine, 2012
  • Selected as one of Georgia's Top Attorneys, Georgia's Top Attorneys, Atlanta Magazine, 2014

Special Licenses/Certifications:

  • Recognized by the Republic of the Philippines as a Notarial Officer in the State of Georgia, 2018
  • Registered Neutral with the Georgia Office of Dispute Resolution, 2015
  • Certification of Advanced Legal Drafting, Walter F. George, School of Law, 1999
  • Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified by the Commission on Health Care Certification , 2009

Bar/Professional Activity:

  • Executive Secretary; National Filipino American Lawyers Association (NFALA) , 2020
  • Member, State Bar of Georgia, 1999
  • Co-Chair: Political and Civic Engagement Committee; National Filipino American Lawyers' Association (NFALA) , 2019
  • Member; National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) , 2015
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Georgia, 2000
  • Member, Atlanta Bar Association, 2000
  • Co-Chair:  Membership Committee; National Filipino-American Lawyer Association (NFALA), 2017
  • Member, Professional Responsibility Committee, American Bar Association, 2008 - Present, 2008
  • Georgia Court of Appeals, 2000
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 2005
  • Member, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association, 2005
  • Member, American Bar Association, Advisory Panel, 2007 - 2010, 2007
  • Trustee, Lawyer Referral and Information Service, Atlanta Bar Association 2008 - 2012, 2008
  • American Bar Association, Advisory Panel Member, 2010
  • Supreme Court of Georgia, 2000
  • Member, American Bar Association, 1999
  • Member, Lawyers Club of Atlanta, 2007

Pro bono/Community Service:

  • Trade and Industry Director for the Philippine-American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2019
  • Board Member - Asians Americans Advancing Justice - Atlanta, 2020
  • Member of the Georgia Advisory Committee to the United States Commission Civil Rights, 2020
  • Board of Trustees for the Georgia Council on Substance Abuse, 2020
  • Board of Trustees Member on the North Georgia Low Income Tax Clinic, 2020
  • Co-Development Chair of the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project, 2017
  • Volunteer and Former Board Member, Camp Horizon, Incorporated, 2007
  • Co-Chair of the Small Firm and Solo Committee of the Georgia Asian Pacific American Bar Association, 2018
  • Vice-President, Filipino-American Association of Greater-Atlanta, 2011
  • Board Member, Asian-American Legal Advocacy Center, 2011
  • White House working committee regarding "fiscal cliff" matters, 2014
  • Director of Human Capital of the National Federation of Filipino-American Associations, 2016
  • President of the Georgia Filipino-American Bar Association, 2018
  • Guardian Ad Litem, State of Florida, served as a court appointed Special Advocate, 1995
  • Programs Chair, Philippine Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2011
  • President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2012
  • President, Philippine Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, 2013
  • Regional Director for the Filipino Veterans Recognition and Education Project for World War II veterans, 2018
  • Georgia delegate to the NAPABA Lobby Day on Capitol Hill, 2018
  • Special Assistant, Philippine Honorary Consul General, October 1, 2006 - 2013, 2006
  • Chair of Georgia Delegation for 6th Ambassador and Consul Generals' Tour to the Philippines, 2011
  • Representative at the White House for a Briefing for Filipino American leaders, 2014

Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

  • Prepared and presented legal article regarding how to defeat "return to baseline" allegations made by the Employer/Insurer, Lecturer, Workers' Compensation - Fighting the "Returned to Baseline" Argument, Georgia Trial Lawyers, Workers' Compensation Claimants' Lawyers Section, 2018
  • Served on a panel of business owners and experts at the NAAAP annual meeting in Atlanta, Speaker, Dealing with Business Challenges As An Asian American , National Association of Asian American Professionals , Business, 2018
  • Facilitated a panel of successful small businesses at the National Empowerment Conference in Philadelphia, Facilitator , Making It As A Small Business, National Association of Filipino American Associations , Small Business, 2015
  • Presented and facilitated discussion to the Center for Pan Asian Community Services on workers' compensation basics, procedures, and rights under the law. , Lecturer, Georgia Workers' Compensation Rights, Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Legal, Social Services, 2019
  • Prepared litigation article for handling the workers' compensation matter, Writer , How to Handle a Workers' Compensation Case, Law Trends & News, 2009
  • Prepared article regarding the use of differing medical specialities, Writer , Deciphering Medical Specialities, American Bar Association 24 GPSolo 26, 2007
  • Prepared article discussing the solo practice strategies against the big firm tactics, Writer , Solo v. Big Firm, American Bar Association , 2007
  • Manual v. Automated Retrieval Systems, Document Management In the Trenches, Institute for Paralegal Education, September 23, Writer and Lecturer , Manual v. Automated Retrieval Systems, Document Management In the Trenches, Institute for Paralegal Education, Legal, 2009
  • Essential Elements of the Workers' Comp Claim, Law Day, Latin American Association of Georgia, June 27, Writer and Lecturer , Essential Elements of the Workers' Comp Claim,, Latin American Association of Georgia, Legal, Social Services, 2009
  • Medicare-Set Aside Accounts - Use, Calculation, and Reduction, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, April 16, Writer and Lecturer , Medicare-Set Aside Accounts - Use, Calculation, and Reduction, Georgia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Meeting, Legal, 2009
  • The Impact of Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments on Settling Your Workers' Compensation Claim, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Southfield, MI, June 9, Writer and Lecturer , he Impact of Medicare Set-Asides and Conditional Payments on Settling Your Workers' Compensation Claim, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Insurance, Legal, 2008
  • An Introduction to the Georgia Workers' Compensation System, The Georgia New Arrivals Seminar, Jonesboro, GA, March 12, Lecturer, Georgia Workers' Compensation System, Philippine Embassy - Consular services in Georgia, Legal, Social Services, 2008
  • Your Rights Under the Georgia Workers' Compensation Law, The Empower Seminar, UPS Headquarters, Atlanta, GA, November 10, Lecturer, Your Rights Under the Georgia Workers' Compensation Law, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce in Georgia , Insurance, Legal, Small Business, 2007
  • The Impact of the Closure of the Subsequent Injury Trust Fund and The Catastrophic Claim, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Southfield, MI, April, Lecturer, The Impact of the Closure of the Subsequent Injury Trust Fund and The Catastrophic Claim, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Insurance, Legal, 2007
  • Current Trends in Georgia Workers' Compensation, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Southfield, MI, April 6, Writer and Lecturer , Current Trends in Georgia Workers' Compensation, Sedgwick CMS Seminars, Insurance, Legal, 2006
  • Workers' Compensation Benefits as They Apply to the Local Union, Hapeville, GA, September, Lecturer, Workers' Compensation Benefits as It Applies to the Local Union, United Auto Workers, Legal, 2006
  • Claims Essentials, Introduction to Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, GA, January 27, Lecturer, Claims Essentials, An Introduction to Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Lorman Seminars , Insurance, Legal, 2006
  • Essential Elements of a Workers' Compensation Claim, Basic Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, GA, April 29, Lecturer, Essential Elements of a Workers' Compensation Claim, Basic Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Lorman Seminars , Insurance, Legal, 2005
  • Foundations of a Workers' Compensation Claim, Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Atlanta, GA, December, Lecturer, Foundations of a Workers' Compensation Claim, Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Lorman Seminars , Insurance, Legal, 2004
  • New Trends in Workers' Compensation, Advanced Workers' Compensation in Georgia, Savannah, GA, June 25, Writer and Lecturer , New Trends in Workers' Compensation, Lorman Seminars , Insurance, Legal, 2004
  • Controlling Medical Costs and Avoiding Potential Confidentiality Issues, The Fundamentals of Workers' Compensation, Atlanta, GA, January 29, Lecturer, Controlling Medical Costs and Avoiding Potential Confidentiality Issues, Lorman Seminars , Insurance, Legal, 2004
  • Ethical Considerations in Depositions, December, Writer and Lecturer , Ethical Considerations in Depositions, Lorman Seminars , Legal, 2010
  • Workers' Compensation Practice Guide, Law Trends & News (ABA), Writer , Workers' Compensation Practice Guide, American Bar Associations - Law Trends & News , Legal, 2009
  • Solo v. Big Firm, American Bar Association, Writer , Solo v. Big Firm Practice , American Bar Association , Legal, 2007
  • Deciphering Medical Specialties, American Bar Association, Writer , Deciphering Medical Specialties, American Bar Association , Legal, 2007
  • GP Mentor on Workers' Compensation, ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Newsletter, Writer , On Workers' Compensation , ABA General Practice, Solo & Small Firm Newsletter, Legal, 2007
  • Presented at the National Business Institute's seminar on Advanced Expert Deposition Tactics, Writer and Lecturer , Advanced Expert Deposition Tactics, National Business Insitute, Legal, 2010
  • Networking Essentials, Minorities in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Younger Lawyers’ Division, Lecturer, Networking Essentials, State Bar of Georgia’s Younger Lawyers’ Division, Legal, 2012
  • Overcoming Perceived Minority Bias, Minorities in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Younger Lawyers’ Division, Lecturer, Overcoming Perceived Minority Bias, Minorities in the Profession Committee of the State Bar of Georgia’s Younger Lawyers’ Division, Legal, 2012
  • Impact of House Bill 87 on Asian and Latino Businesses, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, April 26, Lecturer, Impact of House Bill 87 on Asian and Latino Businesses, Philippine American Chamber of Commerce of Georgia, Insurance, Legal, Small Business, 2011
  • Solo Practitioners’ Boot Camp, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Lecturer, Solo Practitioners’ Boot Camp, Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, Law Students, Legal, 2012
  • Litigation case management:  Best Practices – Information Management In The Discovery Phase, Institute for Paralegal Education, to be presented on June 22, Writer and Lecturer , Litigation case management, Institute for Paralegal Education, Legal, 2011
  • Georgia Workers’ Compensation 101, 18th Annual Educational Seminar, Philippine Nurses’ Association of Georgia, Lecturer, Georgia Workers’ Compensation 101, Philippine Nurses’ Association of Georgia, Medical, 2012
  • Coalition Building In The Filipino Community, Keynote Speech for Filipino-American Association of Northeast Georgia, Keynote Speaker, Coalition Building In The Filipino Community, Filipino-American Association of Northeast Georgia, Social And Community Services, 2012
  • Administrative Law, Guest Lecturer, The Workers' Compensation Claim, Clayton State University, 2010
  • Prepared written materials and presented same , Speaker, "Trial Preparation", Institute for Paralegal Education, 2016
  • Participated in panel discussion at Georgia State University's College of Law, Panel Member, Minorities in the Profession, Georgia Bar Assocation: YLD, 2010
  • Panel expert discussing opioid addiction in workers' compensation, Midyear Conference in Nashville, TN., Lecturer, Opioid Addiction In Workers' Compensation , American Bar Association , Legal, 2018
  • Delivered lecture for the Institute for Paralegal Education regarding document management systems, Faculty , Manual and Automated Retrieval Systems, Institute for Paralegal Education, 2009
  • Panel expert for the "Small Business Boot Camp", sponsored by the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders , Writer and Lecturer , Small Business Summit , The White House, Legal, Small Business, 2015
  • Delivered lecturer at Law Day event regarding workers' compensation rights and relief, Lecturer, Workers' Compensation Basics , Latin American Association of Georgia, Legal, Social Services, 2009

Verdicts/Settlements:

  • Settled where an injured worker was diagnosed with "failed back syndrome" and had a spinal cord stimulator implanted permanently in to his back. He was unable to return to work and the claim was approaching "catastrophic" designation.  The settlement was for a significant amount of money, which must remain confidential. , 2020
  • A part-time worker sustained an injury to his back.  After two surgeries, the worker developed "failed back syndrome" and was unable to return to work.  The claim was reaching "catastrophic" designation, and it settled for a significant amount of money, which must remain confidential.   , 2018
  • Settled workers' compensation death claim stemming from complications related to an occupational back surgery.  The claim was originally denied by the insurance carrier.  The value of the settlement was significant but the details are confidential.     , 2019

Other Outstanding Achievements:

  • Selected as Fellow to The College of Workers' Compensation Lawyers, a nationally recognized organization honoring attorneys who have distinguished themselves in their practice in the field of workers' compensation.   , 2020

Educational Background:

  • Juris Doctor, Walter F. George School of Law at Mercer University, 1999
  • Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, B.A. English, 1994
  • Henning Mediation & Arbitration Services, Civil Mediator's Certification, 2015
  • Commision on Health Care, Medicare Set-Aside Consultant Certified, 2009

Industry Groups

  • and General Labor.
  • Construction
  • Hospitality
  • Manual
  • Medical

Comments

  • “Bryan Ramos litigated some of the most difficult issues in the workers' compensation area on the plaintiff and the defense sides. He is often consulted by plaintiff lawyers and defense lawyers for advice in difficult and unique cases.”
  • “I have known Bryan for over ten years both as an insurance defense attorney and as a workers' compensation claimants attorney. I worked with him at a large defense firm, and I have referred cases to him during his time as a claimants attorney. He has done a great job with my clients and I would recommend him and refer clients to him in the future.”
  • “Great Attorney who is solution-oriented. A pleasure to work with, yet a zealous advocate for his client.”
  • “Bryan Ramos is a true asset to the Claimants' side in workers' compensation in Georgia.”
  • “Worker's compensation guru. An excellent lawyer, teacher, and all around great person.”
  • “Exceptional attorney. Thorough, dedicated, respected.”
  • “Truly the most knowledgeable, prepared and professional workers' comp attorney. And, he is a great guy.”
  • “Mr. Ramos has helped my firm with Worker's Comp cases beyond all expectations. If I have a client for Worker's Comp, Mr. Ramos is my first phone call.”
  • “Bryan is one of the best workers' compensation attorney in town. He is very good with developing young attorneys within his firm. He is also very generous with his charitable work.”
  • “He is knowledgeable, efficient, and above all a consummate professional. There is no lawyer in the field that does a better job representing clients.”
  • “Bryan Ramos practices workers compensation exclusively. He knows more about that area of law than anyone I know.”
  • “Brian Ramos has led the way in the workers' compensation arena for injured employees in complex cases involving employer separation and early retirement agreements intended to limit the employees' workers' compensation claims. These were cases of first impression for the State Board of Workers' Compensation and got a lot of attention in administrative and court systems.Brian Ramos is also one of the few lawyers who has stepped into the area of preparing Medicare set-aside arrangements for workers' compensation and liability cases. In so doing, he built a very successful business.In short, Brian Ramos has become a highly respected member of the workers' compensation claimants' bar for his legal skills, his ethical behavior and his knowledge of the Medicare Secondary Payer Act and its affect on workers' compensation claims and liability law suits.”
  • “Bryan has helped our young firm tremendously. We often associated Bryan's firm to do our workers' compensation claims. He is always thorough and achieve exceptional results for our clients.”
  • “Bryan is one of the nicest guys you will meet and is a top lawyer in my opinion. He is very involved in the Filipino community and is an advocate for the benefits of volunteer work. He is always available to discuss issues in the law. He is a very capable lawyer.”
  • “Bryan is an acquaintance and outstanding independent lawyer. I've never worked a case with Bryan, as I don't do comp, but he is extremely professional and an excellent lawyer. I would never hesitate to vouch for Bryan or recommend a client or friend to him”

These comments were made by fellow attorneys during the annual nomination process.

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Office Location for Bryan Ramos

14 Lenox Pointe NE
Atlanta, GA 30324

Phone: 404-737-0118

Fax: 678-904-5645

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Last Updated: 6/5/2020

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