José Ramón Garcia Madrid

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José Ramón Garcia Madrid is an associate in the firm’s Finance Department, focusing on public finance matters. He has experience drafting documents for public finance transactions, including indentures of trust and UCC-1s, and reviewing corporate leases. As a Ballard Spahr intern in 2021, José researched elements of fraud by non-disclosure, municipal water rights, and COVID-19’s effect on statutes of limitations across states.

Prior to law school, José worked at the Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project in Phoenix, where he served as a legal assistant in the Unaccompanied Children’s Program.

Professional Highlights

Recognition & Accomplishments

The Advocate, Champions of Pride, an annual list of leaders who promote LGBTQ rights, 2019

Board Memberships & Community Service

National Board of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s (CHCI) Alumni Association as the Vice President of Leadership Development

National Minority AIDS Council, Constituent Advisory Panel Member, Washington, D.C., 2018-2021

CDC, Act Against AIDS Campaign Ambassador, Phoenix, AZ, 2018-2019



University of Colorado Law School (J.D. 2022)
Leaders in Law and Community (LILAC) Fellow
Council for Racial Justice & Equity, Founding Committee
OUTLaw, Vice President & Secretary
Latinx Law Student Association
Public Service, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Class Representative

Universidad Pontificia Comillas (Diploma in European Legal Studies 2021)

University of Nevada, Las Vegas (B.A. 2014)