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Ramez F. Shamieh joined McCathern in February of 2010. He represents business entities and individuals in a variety of matters including contractual disputes, construction defects, personal injury, employment-related issues, and stockholder disputes. Ramez’ clientele list includes physicians, financial companies, business owners, investment companies, injured employees and individuals, construction companies, school teachers, stock holders, and bar owners, among others. He also has broad experience in the formation and structuring of national and international business entities. He has first-chaired several civil trials and obtained successful verdicts for his clients. Before joining McCathern, Ramez worked at Reyes Bartolomei Browne where he successfully litigated personal injury lawsuits. Additionally, he owned and operated R2S Sports Agency, L.L.C., which negotiated contracts for professional athletes.


 


Ramez was born and raised in Lake Charles, Louisiana before moving to Dallas in 1999 to attend Southern Methodist University. Ramez received his B.B.A. and graduated cum laude from the SMU Cox School of Business. He was a member of the SMU Division I Men's Soccer Team, which advanced to the Final Four in 2000 and set a national record for regular season wins in 2001. Ramez received his law degree from Tulane University Law School and is licensed to practice law in Texas and Louisiana.


 


He is admitted to practice in Texas, Louisiana, and New York. Ramez is actively involved in the community and is a member of the Dallas Bar Association, Dallas Association of Young Lawyers, Muscular Dystrophy Association Legal Leaders, and Sports Lawyers Association of America.

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Languages spoken: English, Arabic

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Practice areas

Licensed

  1. Car Accident: 48%
    8 years, 220 cases
  2. Personal Injury: 26%
    8 years, 95 cases
  3. Litigation: 18%
    8 years, 67 cases
  4. Slip and Fall: 8%
    8 years, 28 cases

Payment

Fees:

Hourly ($200-250/hour), contingent (30-45%), Retainer (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check

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Contact info

McCathern

3710 Rawlins Street #1600
Dallas, TX, 75219

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
LAEligible to practice law201401/10/2016
NYCurrently registered 201403/13/2015
TXEligible To Practice In Texas 200801/09/2016
We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award nameGrantorDate granted
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2015
Super LawyerTexas Super Lawyers2014
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateMcCathern, PLLC2009 - Present
AssociateReyes Bartolomei Browne2007 - 2009
Associations
Association namePosition nameDuration
Louisiana State Bar AssociationN/A2014 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
New York State Bar AssociationMember2014 - Present
Dallas Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
Dallas Association of Young LawyersMember2008 - Present
Sports Lawyers AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Cowboys Stadium, L.P. v. Centex Service Company, L.L.C.Settlement
Dr. Jeremy Robbins v. Fritz Industries, Inc.Settlement
Kristin Brown v. The Highlands School, Inc.Settlement
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Education
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Tulane University Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor2007
Southern Methodist UniversityBusiness AdministrationBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Speaking engagements
Conference nameTitleDate
SMU Hispanic Law School Association ConferenceGuidelines to the Practice of Law2014
National Association of Catering Executives Annual MeetingAvoiding Common Contract Pitfalls2012