John C. Ramsey

Born in Waxahachie, Texas, John Ramsey is a fifth-generation Texan. During the course of his career, John has achieved great success for his clients against many Fortune 500 corporations. John routinely handles cases throughout the United States and has been admitted to practice Pro Hac Vice in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Indiana, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Tennessee, and Utah.

John frequently teaches at the University of Houston and at continuing education seminars throughout the United States.

John is a Vice Chairman in the Armed Forces Appreciation Committee at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and volunteers at clinics throughout Southeast Texas aiding veterans with legal issues.

John and his family are members of Chapelwood United Methodist Church in Houston. He and his wife, Kristen, have four children. In his spare time, he enjoys duck hunting, college football and coaching little league baseball.

Having lived abroad in Colombia, John is fluent in both spoken and written Spanish.


JD, University of Houston, 2000

    • Order of the Barristers
    • Champion, Hippard Mock Trial Competition
    • Semi-Finalist, John Black Moot Court Competition
    • Finalist, Newhouse ADR Competition
    • Regional Champion and National Quarterfinalist, Interscholastic Moot Court Team

BA, Cum Laude, University of Texas at Dallas


  • Catastrophic Personal Injury
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Product Liability
  • Wrongful Death
  • Fires and Explosions
  • Elder Abuse and Neglect
  • Wage and Overtime Violations


  • State Bar of Texas
  • American Bar Association
  • American Association of Justice
  • Texas Trial Lawyers Association
  • College of the State Bar of Texas
  • Houston Trial Lawyers Association, Board of Directors (2012)


  • Texas Super Lawyer, Thomson Reuters (2011-Present)
  • Top 100 Trial Lawyer, The National Trial Lawyers (2013-Present)
  • Top 100 High Stakes Litigators, America’s Top 100 LLC (2017)
  • Top Houston Attorney, H Texas Magazine (2013)
  • Top Houston Attorney, Houstonia Magazine (2013)
  • Top 10 Attorney, National Association of Personal Injury Attorneys (2015)
  • Nation’s Top 1%, National Association of Distinguished Counsel (2015-Present)
  • Top 40 Under 40 Texas Trial Lawyers, National Trial Lawyers (2012)
  • Texas Rising Star, Thomson Reuters (2005-2010)
  • AVVO 10.0 Superb Rating


  • Bulletproofing Your Expert — How to Avoid Daubert Pitfalls, Seattle, WA, 2007
  • The Role of a Paralegal in Complex Matters, The University of Houston, School of Continuing Education, Houston, Texas 2007 – present
  • The Traps Associated With Secretive Protective Orders, Austin, TX, 2009
  • Inner Liner Defects and the Cause of Catastrophic Tread Separations in Steel-Belted Radial Tires, Houston, Texas 2010
  • How to Prove Your Product Liability Case Through the Use of Manufacturing Specifications, Memphis, TN 2011
  • The Nuts and Bolts of Steel-Belted Radial Tire Failures, Maui, HI, 2012
  • The Role of a Paralegal in Automotive Defect Cases, Austin, TX, 2013
  • Identifying, Investigating, and Preserving a Product Liability Case, Houston, TX, 2013
  • Defective Tire Litigation for a New Era, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 2014
  • A Paralegal’s Role to Complex Personal Injury Litigation, San Antonio, Texas 2014
  • Step-By-Step Guide for Complex Personal Injury Litigation, Houston, TX, 2015


  • Supreme Court of Texas (Texas District and Appellate Courts)
  • United States District Court (Northern District of Texas)
  • United States District Court (Southern District of Texas)
  • United States District Court (Western District of Texas)
  • United States District Court (Eastern District of Texas)
  • US Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit