For over thirty-three years, Linda Icenhauer-Ramirez has been providing high-quality, caring representation to individuals who find themselves accused of criminal and/or juvenile offenses. She has been very successful in her practice which has involved both trial and appellate work. Linda has represented people charged with crimes ranging from the most serious -- capital murder where the death sentence was a potential outcome -- down to misdemeanors. Linda's belief is that every person deserves someone on their side who will care about them, represent them with integrity and honesty and fight hard so that there will be a just result in the outcome of the case.
Linda received her B.A. in Government from the University of Texas in December of 1975. In December of 1978, she received her J.D. degree from the University of Texas School of Law. She was licensed to practice law in Texas in May of 1979.
She began her legal career representing prison inmates at Staff Counsel for Inmates in Huntsville, Texas. She has also worked as a staff attorney at East Texas Legal Services in Beaumont, Texas. From November of 1981 until April of 1988, she worked as a research attorney for Judge Michael McCormick at the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals. Since April of 1988, she has been a criminal defense attorney in private practice and in that capacity has represented thousands of individuals charged with criminal offenses.
She has been named a Texas Super Lawyer in 2003, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2017, 2018 and 2021. In 2002 she won the Litigation Award from the Travis County Women Lawyers' Association In 2008, she was named as one of the Extraordinary Women in Texas Law. She has an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell. She has been a frequent speaker at continuing legal education events and has mentored many attorneys over the years.