Laura Ramos James


Attorney Laura Ramos James

Winner of the 2023 Austin Woman’s Magazine “Woman’s Way” Award and the “Advocacy and Activism” Award by the Latina Foundation, Laura Ramos James is one of the most recognized Lawyers in Texas and a women attorney who has supported disadvantaged communities in Austin and South Texas for several years.

A personal injury victim herself, Laura hoped that one day she’d be the loud and fierce voice of those who could not speak on their own behalf in court and amplify the voice of those who could. After graduating law school at Baylor Law with honors, Laura began the arduous professional path that culminated in the founding of Ramos James Law, PLLC in 2018.

With well over a decade of legal experience, Laura has successfully handled hundreds of personal injury cases involving auto and trucking accidents, drunk driving accidents, distracted driver accidents, commercial vehicle accidents, work injury, product liability, Texas Health Care Liability claims, sexual assault cases, complex construction accident and construction defects, catastrophic injury, wrongful death cases and more.

For Laura, the most significant and transforming influence in her life has been becoming the mother of two little girls with her husband Jon: Victoria & Alexandra.

Laura has received some of the highest recognitions in her industry, being named a “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers™ organization for five consecutive years, being honored as part of even more exclusive recognition within Super Lawyers™ for the years 2023 & 2024 (Up-andComing 100: Texas Rising Stars: 2023 & 2024; Up-and-Coming 50: Women Texas Rising Stars: 2023 &2024) and with lifetime membership in the coveted Million and Multi-Million Advocates Forums. Laura is also a member of the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and National Trial Lawyers Top 40 Under 40. By 2020, Laura had been distinguished as one of America’s Top 100 Attorneys ® High Stakes Litigator.

Laura is a member of several trial lawyer associations such as Capital Area Trial Lawyers Association where she serves as part of the Executive Committee; Texas Trial Lawyers Association, where she serves as part of the Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity committee; the Travis County Women Lawyers Association, Hispanic Bar Association, and Mexican-American Association of Texas, to name a few.

Million Dollar Advocates

She is admitted to practice in all Texas state courts and in federal court in the U.S. District Courts of the Southern and Western Districts.

In January of 2024, Laura was celebrated by Austin Woman magazine again, being named a Change Maker in their inaugural Change Maker List amongst other incredible women implementing positive change in our city. Austin Monthly Magazine has commemorated Laura as one of Austin's #1 Personal Injury Attorneys for 2022 and 2023. Additionally, in 2022, she was named 2022 “Woman Leader of the Year” by local Non-Profit Organization AMHIGA.

Laura is a sought-after speaker at legal seminars and non-profit organization workshops. She is a two-time Amazon best seller author, contributing chapters to the books “Law Moms: Juggling Motherhood, Ambition, and Personal Fulfillment” and “Point Taken: Brilliant Business Advice from Women at the Top”. Finally, Laura has been a guest at the following podcasts: Women of Austin, Lawyer Stories, The Incubator by Economic Growth Business Incubator, and The Empowered Latina Podcast.

Our Core Values

The work we do at Ramos James Law is built on our core values: open communication, exceeding expectations, client-centered representation, and hard work. We will treat you with the care, attention, and respect that you deserve.


We live up to our word, we say what we mean and mean what we say; we’re honest


We put people FIRST; we listen because we care


Earned through respect and communication


We are the voice of those who can’t speak on their own behalf; we do it through experience, competency and hard work


We aim to achieve the most it takes to make our clients whole

Contact Us


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


(512) 537-3369