Steven T. Ramos Updated:08/2013

Steven Ramos works out of Onebane's Lafayette, Louisiana, office, where he practices primarily in the areas of banking, taxation, estate planning, bankruptcy and collections, and general commercial matters.  Mr. Ramos works with banks and other financial institutions on secured transactions and commercial finance issues, including conventional and asset-based lending.  In addition, he routinely acts as Louisiana counsel for out-of-state lenders in transactions involving Louisiana companies or collateral, and has provided numerous opinions in that capacity. 
In addition, Mr. Ramos provides estate planning and succession advice to various clients, including individuals, businesses, and family companies.  This includes advising clients on methods to protect and preserve their estates, maintain stability in their businesses, and facilitate the seamless transfer of family businesses to children and grandchildren.  In this regard, Mr. Ramos prepares wills, trusts, shareholder agreements, and other related documents.   
Mr. Ramos is also well-versed in matters of general business and commercial law, where he represents many local and regional businesses.  He routinely drafts internal corporate and LLC documents (articles, bylaws, operating agreements, resolutions, etc.), leases, master service agreements, employment and noncompetition agreements, purchase agreements, and various other contracts.

Mr. Ramos also represents businesses and their owners in a wide array of disputes, including breaches of contract, unfair trade practice, veil piercing/alter ego, disputes between owners, construction liens, oil & gas liens, and bankruptcy matters. 
Mr. Ramos recently earned his LLM in Taxation.  This accomplishment has enhanced his estate planning practice to better serve his clients.  It has also expanded his practice to encompass issues of federal, state, and local taxation. 
University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama 2011, LLM in Taxation. Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 2003, JD, Doctor of Jurisprudence, Honors: Louisiana Law Review, 2002-2003
McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana 1999, Bachelor of Arts, Honors: Summa Cum Laude

Bar Admissions:
Louisiana State & Federal Courts, 2003
U.S. Tax Court, 2011
Professional Associations and Memberships:
Louisiana Army National Guard, 2000 - present, Captain, Positions Held: Brigade Judge Advocate, 256th Brigade Combat Team, 2011, Command Judge Advocate, 199th Garrison Command, Victory Base Complex, Baghdad, Iraq, 2010
Lafayette Parish Bar Association, 2003 - present, Positions Held: President, Young Lawyers Association 2011 - 2012
Louisiana State Bar Association, 2003 - present, Positions Held: District 3 Representative, Young Lawyers Section 2011 - 2012, Leadership LSBA 2008 - 2009
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce, 2006 - present, Positions Held: Finance Committee 2006 - 2009, Leadership Lafayette, Class XXV (2012)
Louisiana Banker's Association, 2011 - present

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Onebane Law Firm, PC
1200 Camellia Boulevard
Suite 300
Lafayette, LA  70502
Phone: 337 237 2660

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