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Sharon Ramage

Sharon Ramage has devoted her entire professional career to helping families and children, as a social worker and as an attorney. As a former social worker, she saw first-hand the devastation that conflict causes for children and families. Since 1992, Sharon has devoted her law practice to helping families and children. Sharon primarily helps clients in family law and special education matters.

From 1992-1997, Sharon served as an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Tarrant County, and was assigned to the Crimes Against Children Division from 1995-1997. Since opening a private practice in 1997, Sharon has worked tirelessly for her clients as they experience a time of transition in their family, always keeping the best interest of their children in mind. As an adoptive parent herself, Sharon also delights in assisting families grow through foreign and domestic adoptions.

In addition to family law, Sharon is passionate about helping families with disabled children obtain services the children need and deserve. For 12 years, Sharon served as a Special Education Hearing Officer and Mediator for the Texas Education Agency, conducting special education due process hearings and mediating disputes between schools and parents. Sharon uses her experience and specialized knowledge to provide representation to families with special needs children.

Sharon co-authored a book about children and the law, All About Texas Law and Kids, published by Texas Lawyer Press. She is frequently called upon to instruct other attorneys in the areas of her expertise. She has lectured other professionals on special education law topics by serving on the faculty of the National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges & Hearing Officers as well as the National Administrative Law Judiciary Conferences. Sharon frequently lectures on special education and family law topics for local bar associations, parent groups and disability organizations.

Practice Areas

  • Family
  • Special Education Matters

Education

  • Baylor University School of Law, Waco, Texas
    • J.D. - 1992
  • University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, Texas
    • B.A. - 1988
    • Major: Social Work

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1992

Past Positions

  • Tarrant County, Assistant Criminal District Attorney, 1992 to 1997
  • Crimes Against Children Division, Tarrant County, 1995 to 1997
  • Special Education Hearing Officer and Mediator, Texas Education Agency

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, National Academy for IDEA Administrative Law Judges & Hearing Officers
  • Lecturer, National Administrative Law Judiciary Conferences

Pro-Bono Activities

  • Board of Directors, Lifepath Foundation
  • Member, Leadership Frisco Class XIV
  • Leadership Texas, 2017

Published Works

  • Co-author, All About Texas Law and Kids, Texas Lawyer Press

Professional Associations

  • Curt B. Henderson Inn of Court, Member