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Education

  • J.D., magna cum laude, Wake Forest University School of Law, 2004
  • B.A., Wake Forest University with honors, 1999

License to Practice

  • Texas
  • Colorado (inactive)
  • North Carolina

Specialties and Courses

  • Commercial law
  • Civil procedure
  • Class actions
  • Evidence
  • Contracts-Sales
  • Consumer law
  • Evidence
  • Poverty law

Biography

Lampley graduated magna cum laude from Wake Forest University School of Law in 2004, where she was named Outstanding Graduate from the National Association of Women Lawyers. Following law school, she served as a law clerk for the Hon. Harris L Hartz who sits on the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit. Before joining the faculty at St. Mary’s, Lampley practiced complex civil litigation at Wheeler Trigg O’Donnell LLP in Denver, Colorado, where she specialized in commercial class action disputes, corporate disputes, arbitration enforcement, punitive damages, and professional malpractice. Lampley began her teaching career as a visiting assistant professor at Wake Forest University School of Law from 2007-2008.

While in Denver, Lampley was Chair of the Board of Directors The Gathering Place, a day shelter that provides a wide range of services to individuals in need. Lampley was also named one of Denver Business Journal’s 2012 “Forty under Forty” of promising business professionals and a Colorado Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2011. She lives in San Antonio with her husband and three children, all girls, who keep her intellectual curious, grounded in humility, and very, very active. Her hobbies include hiking, tennis, and investment market analysis.

Publications

Articles in a Periodical

The CFPB Anti-Arbitration Proposal: Let’s Just Give Arbitration a Chance, 48 St. Mary’s L.J. 313 (2017)

Books

Media Highlights

Other Publications

  • The Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer, in Essentials of E-Discovery, 89-111, The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez, ed., Texas Bar Books (2014)
  • Mitigating Risk, Eradicating Slavery: The Business Case for Eradicating Slave Labor in the Supply Chain to Reduce Domestic Liability, __AM. L. REV. __ (forthcoming 2019)
  • Something Old, Something New: Exploring the Recent Amendments to the Federal Rules of Evidence, 57 Washburn Law Journal Vol. 3 519 (2018)
  • TEXAS PRACTICE SERIES: CONSUMER RIGHTS AND REMEDIES (4th ed.) (forthcoming 2019) (co-author)
  • MEDICAL RECORDS AS EVIDENCE, (Juris Publishing) (2018) (co-authored with LaMar Jost)
  • FEDERAL EVIDENCE TACTICS (Lexis Nexis) (co-authored with Edward M. Imwinkelried)
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Let’s Give Arbitration A Chance, 48 ST. MARY’S L. J. 313 (2017), published in connection with the 11th Annual International Conference on Contracts
  • “Underdog” Arbitration: A Plan for Transparency, 90 WASH. L. REV. 1727 (Dec. 2015)
  • “The Fine Print,” Elite Attorney SA Nov./Dec. 2015 at 58-59, available at http://issuu.com/eliteattorneysa/docs/final_eliteattorney_san_antonio_dk/59?e=17218103/31826816
  • Case Watch: Royston, Rayzor, Vickery & Williams LLP v. Lopez, Bexar County Women’s Bar Association Equal Times, December 2015 at 5
  • The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez & Ramona L. Lampley, Demonstration: Making and Responding to Objections at Trial, State Bar of Texas, 28th Annual Advanced Evidence & E-discovery Course (co-authored) (May 2015)
  • The Rule 26(f) Meet and Confer, in ESSENTIALS OF E-DISCOVERY, Chapter 6 (The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez, ed., Texas Bar Books) (2014)
  • In Memoriam: The Honorable Philip S. Figa, 86 DENV. U.L. REV. 851 (2009) (co-authored).
  • False Security: How Courts Have Improperly Rendered the Protections of the Protective Order Illusory, Denver University Law Review Online, March 31, 2011. (http://www.denverlawreview.org/practitioners-pieces/2011/3/31/false-security-how-courts-have-improperly-rendered-the-prote.html)

Presentations

  • Domestic Litigation Involving Forced Labor in the Supply Chain: Evolving Legal Theories and Suggestions for Mitigating Risk, University of Kansas School of Law (March 4, 2019).
  • Business Law Basics Webinar, ABA, Domestic Litigation Involving Forced Labor in the Supply Chain: Evolving Legal Theories and Suggestions for Mitigating Risk (Jan. 31, 2019) (CLE).
  • Domestic Litigation Involving Forced Labor in the Supply Chain: Evolving Legal Theories and Suggestions for Mitigating Risk, American University College of Law symposium as part of the program: New Perspectives: A Discussion on Modern Global Supply Chains (Jan. 25, 2019).
  • Domestic Litigation Involving Forced Labor in the Supply Chain: Evolving Legal Theories and Suggestions for Mitigating Risk, Association of American Law Schools Annual Conference, Section on Contracts, co-sponsored by Business Associations and International Human Rights (Jan. 4, 2019).
  • Extraterritorial Jurisdiction under the Trafficking Victims Protection Act: Too Much or Too Little? Discussant, New and Established Voices in Civil Procedure, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference (August 10, 2018).
  • Towards “Speedy, Fair, and Efficient Justice:” Assessing the New Federal Rules, Discussant, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference (August 3, 2016).
  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Let’s Give Arbitration A Chance?, The 11th Annual International Conference on Contracts, St. Mary’s School of Law, (February 27, 2016).
  • Fairness in Arbitrating the Sales of Consumer Products and Services, ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting, September 19, 2015 (Program Co-chair and panelist) (CLE).
  • Demonstration: Making and Responding to Objections at Trial, State Bar of Texas, 28th Annual Advanced Evidence & E-discovery Course (with The Honorable Xavier Rodriguez and Lamont Jefferson, Esq.) (May 21, 2015) (CLE).
  • “Underdog” Arbitration: A Plan for Transparency, Arizona Summit Law School, February 17, 2015. Listed on SSRN’s Top Ten Download list for Labor & Employment Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution.
  • Arbitration, Transparency, & Access to Justice, Southeastern Association of Law Schools Conference, New Scholars Colloquia, Civil Procedure and Courts, August 4, 2014.
  • E-discovery Requirements Under Rule 26(f)’s Meet and Confer Obligation: A Focus on Cooperation, Continuing Legal Education, St. Mary’s University School of Law, March 22, 2014.
  • Socially Responsible Investing, Moderator, April 2014.
  • Is Arbitration Under Attack?: Exploring the Recent Judicial Skepticism of the Class Arbitration Waiver and Innovative Solutions to the Unsettled Legal Landscape, University of Idaho Law School (November 7, 2011).
  • Is Arbitration Under Attack?: Exploring the Recent Judicial Skepticism of the Class Arbitration Waiver and Innovative Solutions to the Unsettled Legal Landscape, University of Memphis Cecil C. Humphreys School of Law (November 21, 2011).
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