Betsy G. Ramos

Betsy G. Ramos

Executive Committee Member

Co-Chair, Litigation Practice
Certified by the Supreme Court of New Jersey as a Civil Trial Attorney


Ms. Ramos is an experienced litigator with over 25 years experience handling diverse matters. Practice areas include tort defense, business litigation, estate litigation, tort claims and civil rights defense, construction litigation, insurance coverage, employment litigation, shareholder disputes, and general litigation.

Bar Admissions

New Jersey

Pennsylvania

Education

Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, TN.
Juris Doctorate.

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. Bachelor of Science – Management.

Publications

New Jersey Litigation Blog, a weekly blog focusing on New Jersey liability litigation case law.

Litigation Quarterly, a quarterly e-newsletter published by Capehart Scatchard outlining current issues in litigation, Editor and Contributing Author, 2008 to present.

Public Entity E-Newsletter, a monthly e-newsletter published by Capehart Scatchard which highlights litigation, employment and workers’ compensation matters which affect public entities, Editor and Contributing Author, 2012 to present.

Commercial Property Owners May Be Liable for Personal Injuries Sustained from an Abutting Public Sidewalk, SNJ Business People, November, 2012.

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Read the “Fine Print” in your Contracts, SNJ Business People, Vol. 5, Issue 11, 2011

Beware of an Out-of-Date Buyout Provision, SNJ Business People, Vol. 5, Issue 10, 2011

When Does a Shareholder Have the Right to Inspect the Corporate Books and Records?, SNJ Business People, Vol. 5, Issue 3, 2011

Seeking Attorney’s Fees in State Court Actions, New Jersey State Bar Association, Business Law Section, 2011

Liability Cases – Legal Update, Litigation Quarterly, September, 2011

When Should My Employees Sign A Noncompete Agreement To Make It Enforceable And Can I Require My Existing Employees To Sign Such An Agreement?, Intelligent Business, May, 2011

Obtaining Attorney Fees in Frivolous State Court Claims, New Jersey Law Journal, April, 2011

Recent Federal Court Case Rules That Physician Assistants Paid On Hourly Basis Are Not Exempt Employees, Legal Alerts, March, 2011

Recent Cases Demonstrate the Need to Formalize Your Estate Plan to Ensure Your Wishes are Followed Upon Your Death, Tax and Estate Planning Newsletter, February, 2011

Award of Attorney’s Fees to County Upheld by Appellate Division for Filing of Frivolous Lawsuit, Litigation Quarterly, January, 2011

Preventing Challenges to Your Will or Lifetime Gift, SNJ Business People, August, 2010

Noncompete Agreements for Professionals, Business Law Section Newsletter, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, June, 2010

Preventing Challenges to Your Will or Lifetime Gift, Tax and Estate Planning Newsletter, March, 2010

Real Estate Professionals Beware of Violating the NJ Consumer Fraud Act, New Jersey Defense, a publication of the New Jersey Defense Association, Spring, 2010

Electronic Discovery Obligations and the Need to Preserve Evidence, SNJ Business People, February, 2009

Attorney-Client Privilege: Does It Protect Communications With Experts?, Litigation Quarterly, February, 2009

Professional Awards & Honors

Selected to New Jersey Super Lawyers (2009-2018) – 5% of attorneys selected to Super Lawyers.

“South Jersey Top Attorneys”, SJ Magazine

“Best Attorney in Business”, South Jersey Biz

Martindale-Hubbell AV Rated

Associations & Memberships

American Bar Association

Burlington County Bar Association

Contact of Burlington County, Board Member

New Jersey Defense Association

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New Jersey State Bar Association

Former Board Member, YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties

Former member of the Supreme Court of New Jersey’s District Ethics Committee, Burlington County, District III-B (2001-2004)

Former Board Member, Northern Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce (President, 1997-2000)

Former Board Member, Board of Directors, Temple B’Nai Abraham (President, 2005 – 2009)

Classes & Seminars

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” Plymouth Rock, July 2018

“Rules as to Shifting Risk Loss,” South Jersey Claims Association, March 2018

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., February 2018

“Liability for Dangerous Conditions of Public Property,” Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund / Public Entity Joint Insurance Fund, January 2018

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” South Jersey Claims Association, March 2017

“Liability Update,” Penn National Insurance Company, November 2016

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“New Jersey Case Law Update,” Gallagher Bassett Services, Inc., October 2016

“Liability for Dangerous Conditions of Public Property,” SPELL JIF, September 2016

“Business Law Case Update,” Transactional Inn, April 2016

“Insurance Fraud,” South Jersey Claims Association, September 2015

“Mock Trial,” in-house Claims Management, Inc. / Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., May 2015

“Significant Liability Cases – December 2015 to April 2015,” Garden State Municipal Joint Insurance Fund, April 2015

“Homeowners’ Coverage,” South Jersey Claims Association, April 2015

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” Gallagher Bassett, and Penn National Insurance Company, June 2014

“Premises Liability Seminar 2014,” Millennium Seminars, LLC, May 2014

“Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith,” South jersey Claims Association, April 2014

“Liability for Dangerous Conditions of Public Property,” Statewide Insurance Fund, April 2014

“Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith,” in-house presentation to client, Plymouth Rock, February 2014

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” in-house presentation to client, Farmers Mutual Fire Insurance Company of Salem County, February 2014

“Managing Snow and Ice Liability Issues, University of Wisconsin,” Department of Engineering, Professional Development, September, 2013

“Handling Issues Concerning Boards of Directors: Corporate Boards Dealing with Claims of Shareholder Oppression,” New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education, September 2013

“Hold Harmless and Indemnity Agreements,” South Jersey Claims Association, September 2013

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” Greater New York Insurance Companies, 2013

“General Overview of Premises Liability Law and Specific Claims,” Millennium Seminars LLC, 2013