Laura Ramos James

Top rated Personal Injury attorney in Austin, Texas

Ramos James Law, PLLC
Laura Ramos James
Ramos James Law, PLLC

Practice Areas: Personal Injury; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 2011

Education: Baylor University School of Law

Languages Spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Selected to Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024
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Ramos James Law, PLLC

2800 S I-35 Frontage Rd
Suite 265
Austin, TX 78704 Visit website


The founder and owner of Ramos James Law, PLLC, Laura Ramos James is a successful personal injury attorney who advocates the protection of the rights of injury victims. Serving the areas across Texas, she adheres to a client-centric approach handling legal matters including:

  • Trucking accidents
  • Wrongful death
  • Brain/spinal cord injury
  • Workplace accidents
  • Sexual assault
  • Product liability
  • Child abuse

A proud Baylor Law School alumnus, Mrs. James career has focused exclusively on injury litigation and trial. Having worked with an insurance defense firm during the initial phase of her career, Mrs. James realized that she wanted to use her skills to help the victims who were wronged by others, and decided to pursue her passion. As a tenacious litigator who stands up for her clients, she strives to obtain justice for her clients and goes the extra mile to ensure that they are supported throughout their legal journey so that they can acquire the confidence to face the challenges in their path.

Winner of the 2023 Austin Woman’s Magazine Woman’s Way Award, Attorney Laura Ramos James is a highly recognized Lawyer in Texas and a local Entrepreneur who has grown her business throughout the State and supported the Hispanic community in Austin for several years.

Recognized for her merits in the field of law practice, Ms. James has been selected as member of The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, the Million and Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum and to the list of Austin Monthly magazine’s Top Attorneys in 2023 and 2022. She was also awarded the title of “Woman Leader of the Year – Revelation Woman 2022” by the Austin-based nonprofit organization – AMHIGA, which focuses on empowering Hispanic women.

Honored with a 10 rating on Avvo, Mrs. James is also an Executive Committee member of the Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association, member of the Travis County Women Lawyers’ Association, the Texas Trial Lawyers Association’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, and the Austin Bar Association.

Practice areas

Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

Focus areas

Animal Bites, Brain Injury, Construction Accident, Dram Shop Laws, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Premises Liability - Plaintiff, Sexual Abuse - Plaintiff, Slip and Fall, Trucking Accidents, Wrongful Death

  • 100% Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff

First Admitted: 2011, Texas

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Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Provide legal services to Volunteer Legal Services since 2015
Verdicts/Settlements (Case Results):
  • Obtained 2.75 Million Dollar settlement in a wrongful death and survival case involving an auto accident, 2019
  • Obtained $100,000 in work injury case leading to burn injuries. Legal fees $40,000 and $7735.89 in expenses, 2021
  • Obtained $225,000 settlement in work injury case. Legal fees $90,000 and expenses $8,900, 2021
  • Obtained $102,500 in rollover accident. Legal fees $67,501 and $210.50 in expenses, 2019
  • Obtained $150,000 settlement in car crash leading to shoulder surgery. Legal fees $60,000 and expenses $6,496.17, 2019
  • Obtained $162,500 settlement in burn injury case. Legal fees of $54,166.66 and $5,548.74 in expenses, 2019
  • Obtained $260,000 in drunk driving crash. Legal fees $86,658 and expenses of $361.07, 2020
  • Obtained $560,000.00 settlement in company vehicle wreck. Legal fees $224,000 and expenses of $1,196, 2020
  • Obtained $320,000 settlement in 18 wheeler crash. Legal fees $123,000 and $16,766.78 in expenses, 2020
  • Obtained $475,000 settlement in company vehicle collision leading to spine surgery. Legal fees $190,000 and $4,240.8 expenses, 2020
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Member, Executive Committee, Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association - 2015 to Present
  • Member of Austin Bar Association - 2020 to Present
  • Member, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee, Texas Trial Lawyers Association - 2015 to Present
  • Member of Travis County Women Lawyers Association - 2018 to Present
  • Texas State Bar, 2011
  • Member, The National Lawyers - Top 100
  • Super Lawyers Up and Coming 50 Women, Texas and Super Lawyers Up and Coming 100 - Texas
  • Recipient, Super Lawyers
  • Rising Stars, 2020 - 2023
  • Member, Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Member, America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators
  • Top Attorney, Austin Monthly, 2022
  • Woman of the Year, AMHIGA, 2022
  • Received for providing superior client service to clients, Avvo's Client's Choice Award, 2017, 2019 - 2020
Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, 2013
  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, 2019
Representative Clients:
  • Represented a mother on her individual capacity and on behalf of her one day old baby who was killed in an automobile accident. Laura was able to secure a 2.75 Million dollar settlement before the case was filed in court, 2019

Office location for Laura Ramos James

2800 S I-35 Frontage Rd
Suite 265
Austin, TX 78704

Phone: 512-729-6463


5 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2020 - 2024

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Up-and-Coming 100: Texas Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024 Up-and-Coming 50: Women Texas Rising Stars: 2023 - 2024

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