Jerremy Ramp’s practice focuses on negotiating and litigating family law matters. Jerremy’s cases involve all aspects of domestic relations law, with a special emphasis on trusts, pre-nuptial agreements and non-traditional relationships.

Jerremy graduated in 2003 from Notre Dame Law School. While in law school, Jerremy spent a rewarding summer with Colorado Legal Services as the Notre Dame Alumni Funded Fellowship. Jerremy continues to work with this program and coordinates and fundraises to bring one to two Notre Dame law students to intern with Colorado Legal Services each summer. Jerremy spent the second year of law school in the Concannon Programme of International Law in London. While in London, he interned for the Department of Justice’s Office of Foreign Litigation at the U.S. Embassy and he was a summer associate in the London office of Kilpatrick Stockton LLC.

Jerremy completed his undergraduate work at the University of Notre Dame in 1999, after which he joined Dr. Susan Sheridan on an anthropology research project in Jerusalem examining the skeletal remains of Byzantine monks and the Dead Sea Scrolls/Qumran skeletons. While in Jerusalem, he volunteered at Augusta Victoria Hospital.

Jerremy is a member of the 2012 Colorado Bar Association Leadership Training (COBALT) class and a graduate of the 2007 Colorado Institute for Leadership Training program. He is a member of the Denver Bar Association, Colorado Bar Association, and the American Bar Associations. He frequently represents pro bono clients as part of the Metro Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Court Program as well. Jerremy joined the Metro Volunteer Lawyers board of directors in the fall of 2007, became Vice Chair in 2008-2010, and served as Chair 2010-2011. He was also named to the Family Law Section Legislative Committee of the Colorado Bar Association and has served on the CBA Board of Governors since 2010. Jerremy has been named as a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in the area of family law in the 2009-2011 editions.

Jerremy and his wife spend their time restoring a 100 year old home. Their toddler son and infant daughter are not much help in the restoration process yet but show great promise. When not rewiring or changing diapers, he enjoys getting up to the mountains for snowboarding, camping, and motorcycling.

 

Representative Family Law Cases

  • Valuing professional practices, closely-held corporations, family partnerships and trusts
  • Valuing and tracing separate property claims
  • Prosecuting and defending against claims of underreported income and imputation of income
  • Mediating and litigating high conflict parenting time disputes
  • Analyzing the validity and effect of marital agreements (prenuptial and post-nuptial agreements)
  • Obtaining and defending against maintenance awards
  • Cases in which paternity is at issue
  • Litigating post-decree issues and enforcement of orders
  • Appellate work arising from dissolution of marriage cases
  • Adoptions

 

Representative Civil Cases

  • §1983 litigation involving the illegal search of client’s home in violation of Fourth Amendment
  • Obtained eviction for landlord when police search warrant revealed tenants conducting drug activity on landlord’s property
  • Filed and favorably settled defamation action on behalf of client accused of illegal activity
  • Defended for-profit college against claims of civil theft, conversion, unjust enrichment, breach of contract and implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing, and counterclaimed with breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty & negligence claims
  • Assisted with research and drafting of expert report in attorney fee case on behalf of a forty-year employee of a private golf club who was terminated in violation of federal civil rights laws

 

Representative Pro Bono and Public Interest Cases

  • Counsel for two Denver residents forcibly removed from a speech by President Bush on Social Security in violation of the clients’ First and Fourth Amendment rights
  • Lawsuit in federal court on behalf of student editors of university newspaper against board of trustees for allegedly unconstitutional funding cut based on content of the newspaper
  • Metro Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Court Program; frequently represent pro bono domestic relations clients with issues involving child custody, child support, maintenance and property division through DBA-sponsored program

 


 

Employment History

  • Lass Moses & Ramp LLC (Denver, Colorado): Member, August 2011-present
  • Kelly Garnsey Hubbell + Lass LLC (Denver, Colorado): Member, 2009-July, 2011; Associate 2003-2008; Summer Associate, 2002
  • Kilpatrick Stockton, LLC (London): Summer Associate, 2002
  • Department of Justice, Office of Foreign Litigation, U.S. Embassy in London: Intern, Spring 2002
  • Colorado Legal Services: Notre Dame Law Association Alumni Funded Fellow, Summer 2001
  • Dr. Susan Sheridan (Jerusalem): Physical anthropology research and teaching assistant, 1999-2000
  • Augusta Victoria Hospital (Jerusalem): Volunteer, 1999-2000

 

Civic and Professional Activities

Denver, Colorado (Member: Legislative Policy Committee), and American Bar Associations.
Denver Representative to Colorado Bar Association Board of Governors.
Metro Volunteer Lawyers Family Law Court Program: frequently represent pro bono clients through DBA-sponsored program.
Board Member of Metro Volunteer Lawyers, 2007-present; Vice Chair 2008-2010; Chair 2010-2011.
Barristers Benefit Ball Committee 2010, 2011, 2012.
Colorado Institute for Leadership Training, graduate class of 2007.
Named as Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in Family Law in 2009 through 2011 editions.

 

Publications

Chapter 15, “Case Management Part I: Commencing the Action” and Chapter 16, “Case Management Part II: Disclosure, Discovery, Settlement, Trial,” The Practitioner’s Guide to Colorado Domestic Relations Law (2011)

Sheridan S.G., Ullinger J., and Ramp J. (2003). “Anthropological analysis of the human remains from Khirbet Qumran: The French Collection.” In: The Archaeology of Qumran II, J-B Humbert and J Gunneweg, eds., Fribourg: Presses Universitaires de Fribourg, Suisse and the École Biblique et Archéologique Française

Acknowledged in Manuel A. Ramos, Colorado Landlord-Tenant Law, 3d ed., 2002

Interviewed in “Dead Sea Scrolls” (Discovery channel broadcast), Jan. 10, 2002

“Our Mission of Service,” Notre Dame Lawyer, Fall/Winter 2001, at 45