Maria del Carmen Ramos, partner in the Tampa office, has been appointed to a three-year term on The Florida Bar’s Judicial Administration and Evaluations Committee, which is concerned with obtaining and retaining qualified judicial officers, as well as making judicial offices more attractive to qualified attorneys. The Judicial Administration and Evaluation Committee also reviews all prefiled legislation pertinent to the judiciary before each legislative session and makes recommendations to the Board of Governors or Legislation Committee.
Maria devotes a substantial portion of her practice to counseling clients on immigration and employment issues. Before joining Shumaker in 2004, Maria practiced complex commercial litigation with two large statewide firms. While at Shumaker, Maria has continued to litigate complex commercial matters, including labor and employment, intellectual property, copyright, trademark, and bankruptcy disputes.
Maria received her J.D. from The University of Miami School of Law and her B.A. from Yale University.