Us

Our Firm

Ramírez Legal Group provides all around legal services to its clients while also providing consulting and advisory services related to Real Estate, Construction and Business. Our firm guides its clients through their projects or disputes, advising them on the critical issues while anticipating and avoiding risks. Our staff is fully bilingual.

Mr. Roberto Ramírez Morales is licensed to practice law in Puerto Rico and is the Principal of Ramírez Legal Group. Mr. Ramírez holds a Civil and Environmental Engineering degree from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a Juris Doctor from the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Puerto Rico. He also holds a Construction Management Certificate from the Puerto Rico Professional College of Engineers and Land Surveyors.

Mr. Ramírez has many years of combined experience in the legal, design, construction management and real estate development fields. His design experience includes residential subdivisions and mixed use projects for a large land development engineering firm in the United States. Additionally, he has performed construction management inspecting large infrastructure projects in Puerto Rico. In the legal arena, he has clerked for a federal judge and for municipal permits office adjudicating permit. Most recently, he acted as owner and developer of affordable housing developments throughout Puerto Rico for a community development corporation. This latest experience provided Mr. Ramírez important insight in government funding programs such as tax credits and grants that are available for the development of real estate projects.

Mr. Ramírez’ 360-degree understanding of the real estate development process, his experience, along with ample knowledge of laws and regulations, enables him to guide his clients through every stage of the real estate and business development processes.

Our Principal has a particular interest in helping his clients develop business ventures and real estate projects, that are economically and environmentally sustainable. Mr. Ramírez places a high value on investing in long-term relationships with his clients, guiding them through any legal issue that impacts their business venture. He upholds fostering strong relationships with government agencies and other resources within the community – relationships and resources that are extended to our clients.

Services

Real Estate

Real Estate is a wide-ranging field shaped by other areas of law such as tax, environmental, administrative and many others. Our firm offers all the legal and advisory services required to address your needs, whether it be: transactions, property investments, developments, financing or management. We seek to help our clients understand complex issues in simple ways and to provide them with tailored services. Our clients are developers, investors, lenders, managers, funds, trusts, landlords, tenants, entrepreneurs, non-profits, as well as any private and public owner. Matters we advise and consult on include:

  • Strategy and Execution
  • Management
  • Owner’s Representative
  • Due Diligence
  • Site Selection
  • Market Research
  • Feasibility Analysis
  • Entitlements
  • Land Use
  • Zoning
  • Rezoning
  • Variances
  • Permits
  • Autonomous Municipalities
  • Subdivisions

  • Segregations
  • Horizontal Property
  • Property Rights
  • Injunctions
  • Liens
  • Agreements
  • Acquisitions
  • Lease
  • Mortgage
  • Foreclosures
  • Expropriations
  • Evictions
  • Adverse Possessions
  • Easements
  • Boundary disputes

  • Encroachments
  • Development
  • Sustainability
  • Affordable Housing
  • Federal Programs
  • Funding
  • Tax Credits
  • Grants
  • Layering
  • Financial Analysis
  • Cost Estimates
  • Historic Preservation
  • Property Tax
  • Tax Abatements
  • ADA

Services

Construction Management

The constructive process requires both technical knowledge and good communication skills. Ramirez Legal Group provides strategic legal counsel on matters involving project development and execution as well as dispute avoidance and resolution. We help clients navigate an increasingly complex regulatory environment, while addressing a rising call for more cost-efficient performance. We work alongside our clients at all stages of the construction process from bidding, contract negotiation, insurance claims, project support and claim presentation, through trial, arbitration or appeal. Our clients include owners and developers, design professionals, contractors, construction managers, material suppliers; both private and governmental, from the smallest to the largest. We also provide service to other law firms seeking to enhance their service capability.

Whether a client is looking to have their construction or design contract reviewed, or their claim is for breach of contract, negligence, delay, or otherwise, Ramirez Legal Group stands ready to pursue action. We advise on the following issues:

  • Planning and Execution
  • Management
  • Owner’s Representative
  • Contracting
  • State and Federal
  • Tendering
  • Procurement
  • Bidding
  • Construction Contracts
  • Design Contracts
  • Specifications

  • Change orders
  • Operation and Maintenance
  • Claims
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Expert Witness
  • Litigation
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Negotiation
  • Project Delay
  • Construction Defects

  • Professional Liability
  • Bond
  • Payment and Performance
  • Insurance
  • Regulations
  • Compliance
  • Building codes
  • Environmental
  • Labor
  • OSHA
  • Federally Funded Projects

Services

Business

Ramírez Legal Group works with start-ups, entrepreneurs and established businesses helping them tackle all business challenges. We help our clients form the right entity to meet their business goals and also advise them on all facets of their operation. We provide services on:

  • Formation
  • Planning
  • Governance
  • Limited liability companies (LLC)
  • Corporations
  • Trusts
  • Nonprofits
  • 501(c)3
  • B Corps
  • L3C
  • Partnerships
  • Professional Service Corporations
  • Mergers
  • Acquisitions
  • Conversions

  • Dissolution
  • Government
  • Hacienda
  • IRS
  • State Department
  • Bylaws
  • Operating Agreements
  • Shareholder Agreements
  • Stock Purchase Agreements
  • Intellectual Property
  • Trademark
  • Copyrights
  • Contracts
  • Negotiations
  • Transactions

  • Buy/Sell agreements
  • Compliance Issues
  • Doing Business in Puerto Rico
  • Licensing
  • Act 20-22
  • Tax Planning
  • Labor and Employment Issues
  • Employment Agreements
  • Professional Services
  • Non-Compete
  • Confidentiality
  • Insurance
  • Risk Mitigation

CONTACT US

Phone: 787-432-8452 / Email: roberto@ramirezlegalgroup.com

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