Betsy G. Ramos

Betsy G. Ramos: Attorney with Capehart & Scatchard, P.A. AV stamp icon
  • Executive Committee Member; Co-Chair, Litigation Department at Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.
  • Suite 300 S, 8000 Midlantic Drive, Suite 300 S, P.O. Box 5016, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
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Biography

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.

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.

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Beware of an Out-of-Date Buyout Provision, SNJ Business People, Vol. 5, Issue 10, 2011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

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

“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

Related News

Court Dismisses Pothole Case against County
February 28, 2019

Under Narrow Circumstances, NJ Supreme Court Permits Filing of Late Notice of Claim When Claimant Identifies Correct Public Entity in Notice of Claim but Serves Wrong Entity
January 31, 2019

Attorney’s Fee Award Denied By Federal Court on Basis of Being Outrageously Excessive
October 31, 2018

DOT Found Not Liable for Plaintiff’s Injuries When Plaintiff Struck by Car as Crossing Highway to Reach DOT Unimproved Parking Lot Across From American Legion
August 30, 2018

Capehart Scatchard Attorneys Recognized As Top Attorneys By SJ Magazine
August 10, 2018

October 2012 - May 2013

Areas of Practice (5)

  • Litigation
  • Wills, Trusts and Estates
  • Intellectual Property
  • Transportation
  • Construction Litigation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
856-914-2052  Phone
856-235-2786  Fax
www.capehart.com
University Attended:
The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Bachelor of Science, Management
Law School Attended:
Vanderbilt University School of Law, Nashville, TN, Juris Doctorate
Year of First Admission:
1982
Admission:
1985, Pennsylvania; 1982, New Jersey
Memberships:

Professional Associations and Memberships

•American Bar Association
•Burlington County Bar Association
•Contact of Burlington County, Board Member
•New Jersey Defense Association
•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)

ISLN:
905445135
Transactions:

Professional Associations and Memberships
•American Bar Association, Member
•Burlington County Attorney Ethics Committee (Appointed), 2001 - 2005
•Burlington County Bar Association, Member
•YMCA of Burlington and Camden Counties (Risk Management Committee; Board of Governors)
•Camden County Bar Association, Member
•Contact of Burlington County, Advisory Board Member
•New Jersey State Bar Association, Co-Chair of the Business Litigation Committee of Business Law Section
•New Jersey Defense Association, Member
•Northern Burlington Regional Chamber of Commerce, Member, Board of Directors (President, 1997-2000)
•Temple B'Nai Abraham, Board Member, Board of Directors, (President, 2005 - 2009)

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
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