Roberta Cooper Ramo

Roberta Cooper Ramo


Modrall Sperling

Recognized since 1995

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Practice Areas

Arbitration

Mediation

Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2018 - Mediation Lawyer of the Year Badge - 2017 - Arbitration
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Mrs. Ramo was elected President of the American Bar Association in 1995-96, the first woman in history. Mrs. Ramo became the President of The American Law Institute in May 2008. Mrs. Ramo is a member of an ABA Commission reviewing the Rules of Professional Responsibility. The United States Senate appointed her to co-chair the committee to review the United States Olympic Committee. She serves on Panels for the American Arbitration Association, the CPR Institute for Dispute Resolution's National Panel of Distinguished Neutrals. She serves on the Board of the Santa Fe Opera and Think New Mexico. She is an honorary member of the Bar of England and Wales and Gray's Inn. She is a Fellow of both the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel She served as a Regent of the University of New Mexico from 1989-1995 and as President of the Board of Regents from 1991-1993.

Education

  • University of Chicago School of Law, Juris Doctor, 1967
  • University of Colorado, B.A., 1964, magna cum laude

Honorary Degrees

  • Doctor of Laws, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Colorado
  • Doctor of Laws, The University of Denver
  • Doctor of Laws, Golden Gate University
  • Doctor of Laws, University of South Carolina

Bar Admissions

  • New Mexico, 1967
  • Texas, 1971
  • Not Certified by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization

Contact & Links

Location

  • 500 Fourth Street, NW, Suite 1000
    P.O. Box 2168
    Albuquerque, NM 87103

Education

  • University of Chicago , J.D., graduated 1967
  • University of Colorado at Boulder, BA, graduated 1964

Affiliations

  • Albuquerque Economic Development - Executive Committee
  • American Academy of Arts and Sciences - Member
  • American Bar Association - President, 1995-1996; ABA Commission studying the Rules of Professional Responsibility
  • American Bar Foundation - Fellow
  • American College of Trust and Estate Counsel - Fellow
  • American Law Institute - President
  • Board of Regents, University of New Mexico - President of Board of Regents, 1991-1993
  • Santa Fe Opera - Board of Directors
  • Think New Mexico - Board of Directors, Chair 2013

Modrall Sperling
Headquarters: Albuquerque, New Mexico

32 The Best Lawyers in America® awards

2 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in America awards

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Named "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers® for:

  • Mediation, Albuquerque (2018)
  • Arbitration, Albuquerque (2017)

Recognized in The Best Lawyers in America® 2022 for work in:

  • Arbitration
  • Mediation

Awards:

  • Best Lawyers in America┬« in Arbitration and Mediation, 2010-present
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV┬« Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Doctor of Laws, University of Missouri, Kansas City
  • Doctor of Humane Letters, University of Colorado
  • Doctor of Laws, The University of Denver
  • Doctor of Laws, Golden Gate University
  • Doctor of Laws, University of South Carolina
  • Doctor of Laws, Lewis & Clark Law School

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