A. GREGORY RAMOS (“Gregg”) is past President of the Nashville Bar Association, having served in that capacity in 2004. He is a member of the law firm North, Pursell & Ramos PLC in Nashville, TN, where he maintains a general civil litigation practice with an emphasis in the areas of personal injury, workers’ compensation, and employment law.
Mr. Ramos received his J.D. degree from Arizona State University College of Law in 1980 and his B.A. degree, magna cum laude, from Arizona State University in 1977. He is a member of the Nashville, Tennessee, and Arizona Bar Associations.
Upon graduation from law school in 1980, Mr. Ramos started his legal career as an Assistant Prosecutor in Phoenix, AZ, where he tried over forty (40) jury trials in four (4) years. In 1984, he moved from his home state of Arizona to Nashville, Tennessee so his wife, Sandy, could pursue a songwriting career in country music. This turned out to be a good move as Sandy’s songs have been recorded by the Dixie Chicks, Faith Hill, Anne Murray, Kenny Rogers, Lee Greenwood, Barbara Mandrell, the Forester Sisters, Gene Watson, and a host of others. Sandy and Gregg have been married since 1977 and have two adult children, Melody and David.
Mr. Ramos is past Board Chair of Catholic Charities of Tennessee, Inc. and was named Catholic Charities’ Volunteer of the Year for 2008. He also is past president of Conexión Américas, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping Hispanic families realize their aspirations for social and economic advancement by promoting their integration into the Middle Tennessee community. Mr. Ramos serves as a member of the Advisory Board of the American Constitution Society, and is a member of the Rotary Club of Nashville. He was a member of the 33rd class of Leadership Nashville (Class of 2009).
Governor Phil Bredesen appointed Mr. Ramos in 2006 to serve on the Tennessee Workers’ Compensation Advisory Council, a position to which he again was appointed by Governor Bill Haslam. He also is a past member of the Tennessee Supreme Court’s Committee on Public Trust and Confidence in the Courts and Access to Justice Commission.
Mr. Ramos was named as the “2008 Nashvillian of the Year” by Nashville Scene magazine. He also was included in the Nashville Business Journal’s “Best of the Bar.” Mr. Ramos also was honored with the “Good Guys” award from the Nashville Women’s Political Caucus.
Current Employment Position: Member
Tennessee, 1984Arizona, 1980
U.S. District Court Middle District of Tennessee, 1984
U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 1981
Arizona State University, College of Law, Tempe, Arizona, 1980 J.D.
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, 1977 B.A. Honors: Magna Cum Laude Major: Political Science