S. Carolyn Ramos, a shareholder at Butt Thornton & Baehr PC, was named the 2018 Outstanding Civil Defense Lawyer of the Year by the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association. Carolyn’s litigation and trial practice focuses on the defense of transportation, product liability, sports venue and other catastrophic personal injury cases. She was born and raised in New York City and earned her bachelor’s degree from Middlebury College, where she subsequently sat as a trustee and fellow for five years. Carolyn earned her Juris Doctor from the University of New Mexico School of Law. Prior to law school, Carolyn was a Teach for America Corps Member in Washington, D.C. She is a past-president and board member of the New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association, Chair of the Women’s Initiative Practice Group of ALFA International and actively involved in ALFA International’s Transportation Practice Group. Carolyn is bilingual, AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, has been included in Best Lawyers in America and named a Southwest Super Lawyer. She is also a passionate Yankee fan and proud baseball Mom. Please join us in congratulating Carolyn on this outstanding achievement.