Photograph: Mary Kreiner Ramirez.

Mary Kreiner Ramirez

Professor of Law
B.S., University of Missouri, 1983
J.D., St. Louis University, 1986
Contact Information:
Room 225
"The study of law is a process which should involve questions and debate in the search for a deeper understanding of the law, our system of government, and our pursuit of justice. Washburn provides a climate where students and faculty work together to enhance the learning experience in a comfortable environment which encourages this process."

Professor Ramirez is an experienced trial attorney. She began her legal career as law clerk to Edward L. Filippine of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri. She then served as a trial attorney for the United States Department of Justice, Antitrust Division for seven years prosecuting Sherman Act, mail and wire fraud and conspiracy. She also assisted the Department of Justice in appellate work before moving on to the United States' Attorney's Office in Kansas. Here she handled a wide range of civil matters on behalf of the United States, its agencies and employees and engaged in appellate advocacy before the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.

Professor Ramirez's Justice Quote:

"The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice" – Martin Luther King, Jr.

Professor Ramirez's Recommended Reading on Racial Justice:

Teaching Responsibilities
  • Criminal Procedure I & II
  • Criminal Law
  • Antitrust Law
  • White Collar Crime
Support Staff
Shirley Jacobson
Room 236A