Ramos Law’s Difference Makers
By Ramos Law Offices
Hosted by Dr. Ramos & Dr. Hoven, the Ramos Law Podcast brings a refreshing mix of knowledge, expertise and inspiration on a wide variety of topics! Our goal is to have our amazing guests share their wisdom & to highlight how they are making a difference in their chosen life paths. Ramos Law specializes in taking care of people with the same compassion that doctors take care of patients. This starts with our owner, Dr. Joseph Ramos. As a certified ER physician, he understands the affect that pain can have on people's lives & uses this knowledge to create the best experience for our clients.
#87 - Making Sense of Tragedy...A Journalist's Point of View on Columbine and School Shootings
Dr. Hoven sits down with journalist/private investigator Jeff Kass who was one of the first reporters on the scene at the Columbine shooting and then went on to write one of the most comprehensive books on the subject.
October 22, 2021
#86 - Keeping Our Heroes Alive In Our Hearts
Ralph Morales shares the tragic and inspirational story of Vincent "Saint" Santaniello and how his life continues to change how people live and interact with each other.
October 15, 2021
#85 - Social Media Mavens…Building a Brand On Social Media
BloomMedia founders and operators visit with Dr. Jim Hoven on the best ways to build a brand using social media.
October 8, 2021
#84 - For The Love of Pets
Dr. Liz Filbert visits with Dr. Jim Hoven about the life of a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, the meaning of pets in our lives, and how to say goodbye to a pet when it’s time.
October 1, 2021
#83 - FRIENDS…we all need them to live our best lives!
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with FRIENDS CEO and Founder, Gina Coufal and Development Officer Rabin Walters on the role that their group provides to support those in our community with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
September 24, 2021
#82 - A Different Kind of Attorney
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with attorney Randy Manning to chat about being a different kind of attorney and how to find ones purpose in life.
September 17, 2021
#81 - Living in the Moment
Learn more about acupuncture, how it helps with physical and metal health, and how to live in the moment though this podcast with Dr. Hoven and his acupuncturist wife, Shawna.
September 10, 2021
#80 - Life With Horses…The Westernaires Way
Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he learns about how horses, discipline and commitment make a positive difference in the lives of kids.
September 3, 2021
#79 - Protecting the Elderly
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with attorney Garry Rhoden to talk about the increasing problem of elder neglect at skilled nursing facilities and how Ramos Law is helping those elders in need.
August 27, 2021
#78 - Getting the Perfect Shot
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with photographer Guadalupe Laiz and discusses her travels across the world From photographing wild horses in Iceland to elephants on the plains of Africa.
August 20, 2021
#77 - Changing Health and Performance Across The Globe
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Dr. Steve Capobianco, Sr. Director of Medical Education at RockTape to discuss the magic effect of kinesiology tape, movement therapy, and principles of healing.
August 13, 2021
#76 - Drivers Ready!!!!!
Legendary motorsport racing guru and broadcaster Kurt Hansen shares his passion and love for racing, and the lessons he learned about business and life on the track.
August 6, 2021
#75 - Can You Build a Successful Business Without a Plan?
Successful entrepreneur Reed Silberman tells his story of starting Ink Monstr without a plan from the back of his car, and how he’s worked his way toward his dreams.
July 30, 2021
#74 - Rock-n-Roll Helps the Mental Health Crisis
Nathalye Moreno and Chris Fajardo share their love of children, their vision of better mental health and rock-n-roll music with Dr. Jim Hoven.
July 23, 2021
#73 - Life in the NFL and Beyond
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with former NFL receiver, Brandon Lloyd and talks about what NFL life is like and the lessons he learned both inside and outside “the league”.
July 16, 2021
#72 - The Results GUARANTEED Equation
In this episode, Dr. Jim Hoven shares the best way he’s found to your time, actions and attitudes to make a change in any part of your life…GUARANTEED!
July 9, 2021
#71 - Leadership Lessons Taught Through Sports
Troy Ergenbright shares his insights of how leaders are developed through the adversity and teamwork of sports with Dr. Jim Hoven.
July 2, 2021
#70 - Spirit of Love and Service
Ramos Law Paralegal Esmeralda Vidal shares her heart for clients and for “beautiful food”.
June 25, 2021
#69 - Living Optimized…How Hormones Can and Do Change Everything
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with FitMD PA Jessica Lara to discuss the importance of proper hormone balance, and what to do to Live Optimized.
June 18, 2021
#68 - Finding Your True Career Path
This timely message on passion, purpose, excellence and change applies to everyone. Dr. Hoven shared this message with Arapahoe County high school students on 4/29/21.
June 11, 2021
#67 - Block-what??? Bit-What???
Steve Shumaker shares the basics of blockchain and Bitcoin, how those will impact our future, and how businesses can benefit from them.
June 4, 2021
#66 - The Show…and Life…Is an Incredible Journey
This one-of-a-kind Denver radio and TV media icon shares her journey, her thoughts, and stories of some of her favorite interviews. She also talks about her connection and love for animals, and her deep connection to women who have suffered abuse.
May 29, 2021
#65 - Volleyball…A Lifetime of Lessons and Legacy
Owners of the very successful Juggernaut Volleyball Club share their philosophy on focusing on the PERSON inside the athlete with Dr. Jim Hoven. They also discuss the “mirror” concept, and the lessons athletics teach not just athletes, but parents as well.
May 21, 2021
#64 - Passion For People…Laura’s Story
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Ramos Law Paralegal Laura Meehan on her passion for people, including those who so desperately need food and shelter. Her story is one of love, family and inspiration.
May 14, 2021
#63 - Life From Behind The Camera
Dr. Jim Hoven connects with Ramos Law videographer Gabe Esquivel on the film industry, movies, and persistence.
May 7, 2021
#62 - The Dean of Denver TV News Anchors
Emmy award winner Ernie Bjorkman shares his incredible story, and some of his favorite moments in his 40+ years of television broadcasting.
April 30, 2021
#61 - The Importance of Coaches In Kids’ Lives
Join Dr. Jim Hoven and Ian Corella as they discuss the important role that mentors play in the lives of our kids, and the top lessons they’ve seen kids take from coaches and mentors.
April 23, 2021
#60 - Code 3: Every Animal’s Lifeline
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Code 3’s Nan Stuart on animal rescues. From Hissing Cockroaches to horses and cattle, Code 3 is there to rescue animals from both disasters and abusive situations.
April 16, 2021
#59 - Theatre of the Heart, Mind and Soul Changing Students’ Lives
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Mirror Image Arts Executive Director Andrea Rabold and Program Director Maya Osterman on how the lives of students are being changed through theater. This is a must-listen to understand how the Arts are making a difference. On May 20th at 6:45 pm MDT, Mirror Image Arts is hosting a panel of extraordinary youth, to discuss the impact the school-to-prison pipeline has had on them and the people they care about and ways for addressing it. Register for the event here: https://bit.ly/3mAeJBv
April 9, 2021
#58 - From Plane Crash Survivor to NBA/MLB Icon
Former radio voice of the Denver Nuggets and Colorado Rockies, Jerry Schemmel takes you on the ride of your life…from surviving a deadly plane crash to the rigors of life on the road with professional athletes.
April 5, 2021
#57 - Outside the Fence with Dr. JT Anderson
Dr. Anderson shares his journey from coach to spectator of America’s game. This is a must-listen for anyone who’s been involved with their child and their sports.
March 26, 2021
#56 - A Lifeline For Small Business
Robin Martinez, Local Business Administrator of Alianza (Thornton Office of Economic Development), shares insights and strategies on how to keep the passion of small business alive, especially during trying times.
March 19, 2021
#55 - Riding Radio Waves with Cha Cha Chavez
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Denver radio icon Cha Cha Chavez to talk about the transformation in the radio industry over the last 35 years, her favorite bands, and how a life in the public eye has shaped her spirit of connection.
March 12, 2021
#54 - Never the Same
Buddy Gregory shares his story of how an accident changed his life, but not his spirit.
March 5, 2021
#53 - Doing Business In 2021
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Mike Ferrufino, President and CEO of the Colorado Hispanic Chamber of Commerce to talk about business, COVID relief dollars, and the challenges of public policy as it relates to business. This is a GEM for the entrepreneur!
February 26, 2021
#52 - A Lawyer’s Journey
Ramos Law attorney Alicia Oaks shares the journey from insurance adjuster to attorney…and how to create a life of meaning.
February 19, 2021
#51 - Sharon Vigil, Community Service Angel
Dr. Jim Hoven talks with Sharon Vigil about 50 years of serving through non-profits and small business development programs.
February 12, 2021
#50 - A Lawyer's Rise to the Top
Dr. Ramos sits down with Mr. Ali Awad, a personal injury attorney out of Atlanta, GA who is absolutely killing it in the social media game! Dr. Ramos hears about Mr. Awad's rise to the top as a social media influencer, how he built his massive CEOLawyer brand, as well as stories from them both as to how they built their law firms. www.ceolawyer.com Instagram: @CEOLawyer TikTok: @ceolawyer
February 5, 2021
#49 - Finding Your Strength Zone
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Head of Legal Assistants, Ashley Whiting to discuss finding the right job, empathy, and loving people.
January 29, 2021
#48 - Coming Back From Physical Trauma
Ramos Law Client Danielle Santoro shares her story of coming back from an auto accident with Dr. Jim Hoven. She talks about the physical, mental and emotional challenges that she and her loved ones dealt with, and how the team who took care of her made all the difference.
January 22, 2021
#47 - Living Life In Flow
In this episode, Dr. Jim Hoven hears stories from Greg Mascaro on how the purpose of life has been more impactful than the specific plan for life…and this guys LOVES cars!
January 18, 2021
#46 - A Journey of Healing
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Ramos Law Paralegal Ashley Darrow to talk about the art of living an authentic and purpose-driven life.
January 8, 2021
#45 - Kids and Families First…The Griffith Center Way
Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he visits with Griffith Center’s CEO, Christina Murphy on the history of this great organization, and the incredible need for family-based mental health care in our community.
January 1, 2021
#44 - Making Happiness a Way of Life
Dr. Joe Ramos and Dr. Jim Hoven discuss happiness, the power of perspective, and the nature of achievement.
December 25, 2020
#43 - Your Employer May Be Able To Determine Your Holiday Plans Due To COVID19
Director of Ramos Law’s Employment Law division, Colleen Calandra shares the latest information about how employers can consider your holiday travel, social media, and other “outside-work” behaviors when creating work and vacation schedules.
December 18, 2020
#42 - I Still Have Wings to Fly. Life After Paralysis.
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Nicole Fryer to talk about how a single bullet changed her life and made her see her dream.
December 11, 2020
#41 - How to Safeguard Your Business During COVID-19
Dr. Joseph Ramos holds a webinar event in Thornton, Colorado to help businesses and individuals understand the science behind COVID-19 and how to protect yourself and your business during this time.
December 4, 2020
#40 - The Strain On Doctors Due to COVID 19
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Paige Brophy on how to take care of doctors during COVID 19, the importance of the outdoors for kids, and how to use mentors to develop a better future.
November 27, 2020
#39 - Thanksgiving…A Spirit As Well As A Season
Dr. Joe Ramos and Dr. Jim Hoven share their favorite parts about Thanksgiving, and the foundational importance of being thankful every day.
November 20, 2020
#38 - There is ALWAYS a way!
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Mrs. Tashae Rodarte to talk about the trials of teenage moms, reconciliation, finding purpose, and passing on life’s most important lessons to our kids.
November 13, 2020
#37 - Lineage of Legacy. A Lifetime Of Service Helps Our National Treasures
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Stephanie Knight, Executive Director of The Senior Hub. Together they unpack the needs of our senior citizens as well as our children, and discuss education and it’s place throughout our lives.
November 6, 2020
#36 - Never, NEVER Give Up on Your Dreams and Your Destiny.
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Ramos Law attorney Marianne Garrison on her extraordinary journey from corporate attorney, to full time mom, to protector of the community.
October 30, 2020
#35 - Living a Legacy of Happiness and Business Building
Dr. Jim Hoven chats with Maria Gonzalez, founder of Adelante Community Development about the connection between a heart for service, the Latino Community, and business-building.
October 23, 2020
#34 - Thoughts of a Young CEO
Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he visits with Ramos Law CEO Daniel Filbert to talk about the role of college, the importance of personal growth, and the future of business.
October 16, 2020
#33 - A New Way to Deal with Trauma
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Allie Beckmann who talks about how movement and the mind can affect the spirit to overcome physical, mental and emotional trauma.
October 9, 2020
#32 - Stay True to Your Roots
Ramos Law’s Community Relations Specialist, Tammy Quintana, shares how her history in the Latino community has shaped her destiny. She describes what makes for a great boss, and how to be a great salesperson in any field.
October 2, 2020
#31 - Youthful Spirit, Timeless Wisdom
Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he learns more about family and service from Client Services Specialist Keyla Cardenas.
September 25, 2020
#30 - Daughter of an Icon...Doctor of the Future
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Dr. Alicia Yochum to talk about the journey from being "Dr. Terry's daughter" to leading the field in radiology and ultrasound application. She also talks about the struggles of opening a new business and the ways to overcome your weaknesses.
September 18, 2020
#29 - Untamed Spirit
Dr. Jim Hoven and attorney Kari Ramos sit down to talk a wide variety of topics from victim’s advocacy to beauty pageants…and even wild horses.
September 11, 2020
#28 - Leading (and living) From the Heart
Dr. Jim Hoven gets lessons about starting a company, leading with compassion, overcoming mistakes and "what's next" with CEO and Founder of Clix media company, Jason Hylan.
September 4, 2020
#27 - It's All About Drive and Community
Dr. Jim Hoven and Ramos Law attorney Chad Biggerstaff talk about how Chad's journey went from college athlete to motorsports professional to attorney. The journey is winding and crazy, but full of adventure and fulfillment.
August 28, 2020
#26 - How The Bachelor Changed My Life- Chris Bukowski
Chris Bukowski shares his thoughts on The Bachelor experience, business philosophy and philanthropy with Dr. Jim Hoven.
August 21, 2020
#25 - Against the Odds… One Attorney’s Journey
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with attorney Yuri Bazan to hear about her journey of strength and persistence after loss that would cripple most people. This is a story of a woman following her dream and inspiring others along the way.
August 14, 2020
#24 - The Heart and Art of Teaching
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Ashley Nelson, teacher extraordinaire. She shares her insights on the heart and motivation required to be a great teacher as well as educating kids during a pandemic.
August 7, 2020
#23 - Living a Life of Hustle
Dr. Jim Hoven sits down with Rob Quinn, founder of Spectrum Advertising. Rob has been at the center of the entertainment industry for over 30 years...he talks advertising, pivoting during a pandemic, mountain biking and music.
July 31, 2020
#22 - The Power of Relationships
Dr. Jim Hoven and Ramos Law's Director of Business Culture Ian Corella discuss the power of love and connection in the workplace and also in life.
July 24, 2020
#21 - Following the Trail of a Serial Entrepreneur
Dr. Jim Hoven visits with Jeff Cisneros, serial entrepreneur and all around great human being. This episode talks about the importance of pivoting as well as taking care of the details when building companies.
July 17, 2020
#20 - Born For This...My Journey
Ramos Law attorney Russ Araya shares his story of how a TV show shaped his entire destiny and how the key to service is "humanity".
July 10, 2020
#19 - Living Life To The HILT
Dr. Jim Hoven gets insight on the HILT system of performance and achievement in this inspiring conversation with world-class trainer, author, and speaker, Joel Patrick.
July 3, 2020
#18 - Mentality of a Champion- A Visit With John Grant Jr.
It's not often one gets to speak with a legend. Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he learns what makes a champion and a legend, the secret to creating great culture, and overcoming adversity.
June 26, 2020
#17 - Living Life From the Heart - w/ Ramos Law Paralegal Julia Regan
Dr. Jim Hoven spends time with Ramos Law paralegal Julia Regan who shares some of her greatest life-lessons as a child with 8 siblings, and how an attitude of fun and dancing helped her achieve her goals. Listen and Subscribe!
June 19, 2020
#16 - A Life Built for Service - Ramos Law Attorney Nate Wright
Dr. Jim Hoven and Nate Wright Talk Service and Mission in this meaningful conversation about growing up in a service-oriented family. Concepts of personal choice and taking care of people take front and center in this delightful conversation.
June 12, 2020
#15 - Work-Life Balance and Parenting Philosophies
Dr. Hoven sits down with power-couple Brian and Colleen Calandra to learn how they manage being attorneys, co-workers and parents. Hear the strategies they use to cope with stress, manage their crazy schedules, and find time to grow as a couple.
June 5, 2020
#14 - STRIDE Community Health Center…Front and Center in Caring for People
Dr. Jim Hoven interviews STRIDE CEO Ben Wiederholt who shares his experience in leading a healthcare organization that serves over 50,000 patients each year. He shares the core values of health care in “normal” times as well as when facing a pandemic like we are in currently. This is an inspiring show that can benefit everyone who loves a story of taking care of others.
May 29, 2020
#13 - The New Expression of Movement, With Physical Training Expert Will Emerson
Join Dr. Jim Hoven and Movement guru Will Emerson as they talk about the latest (and most interesting) new concepts on fitness and movement…and the incredible importance of the mind-body connection.
May 22, 2020
#12 - Colleen Calandra and Employment Issues During COVID-19
Colleen Calandra heads up the Employment Division of Ramos Law. She has her finger on the pulse of how COVID-19 is affecting employers and employees, the changes in laws related to unemployment, real-life issues like taking care of a family member with COVID-19, and business interruption insurance.
May 12, 2020
#11 - The History of Bandimere Speedway and How Faith Drives Business
Dr. Hoven spends time with racing icon Mr. John Bandimere to learn more about how the world-renown drag strip, Bandimere Speedway went from a dream to a dream racing venue. He also learns the important role that faith has played in John’s life, and finds out the answer to the age-old question…What’s the “Best car ever”?
May 8, 2020
#10 - Meghan Stephenson - The Importance of Having HEART at Work and Surviving a Tragedy...Lessons Learned From the Las Vegas Shooting
Spoken like a true angel-warrior, Ramos Law's Meghan Stephenson shares her horrifying experience in the Las Vegas shooting, and how she used the power of love to overcome the horror and pain of that terrible day.
May 1, 2020
#9 - Leading Your Company Through the COVID-19 Era
Join Dr. Jim Hoven and Ramos Law's head of the Business and Corporate Division, Attorney David Silverman as they share insights on how to create a stable business while taking care of the most important asset the business has...the people.
April 24, 2020
#8 - Dr. Randy Snyder- From US team athlete to treating doctor and mentor
Dr. Hoven and Dr. Snyder team up on this episode to talk about the Olympic team experience, as well as how to deal with the inevitable curve balls life can through our way. They also share information on how they approach the healing and treatment process for patients
April 17, 2020
#7 - Building Culture in the COVID-19 era.
Join Dr. Jim Hoven as he speaks with Director of Business Culture, Ian Corella to gain insight into some of the most effective ways to keep employees engaged and involved when they work from home. This episode is meant to help you lift the spirits of your team while at the same time keeping them feeling safe and productive during this most uncertain time.
April 10, 2020
#6 - Unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic, with Employment Attorney Colleen Calandra
Dr. Jim Hoven gets all the latest information about Unemployment during the COVID-19 pandemic from the head of the Employment Law Division at Ramos Law. They cover things like filling out the app, partial benefits for those still working, and even benefits for entrepreneurs.
April 3, 2020
#5 - Brittany Bock & Dr. Jim - Overcoming adversity and living an inspired life
In this episode, Brittany shares with Dr. Hoven her amazing journey to the top of the soccer world. She shares what helped her achieve that level of success as well as the coping strategies she used to overcome career-ending injuries and the new way she brings joy to the world. This is an inspiring story of how to live the life of a champion.
March 27, 2020
#4 - Coronavirus and the Science Behind Staying Healthy
Dr. Joseph Ramos and Dr. Jim Hoven have a candid discussion about the coronavirus. They discuss medical information as well as practical information for the everyday person to stay healthy, engaged, connected, and happy. Contact Ramos Law if you have any questions about this episode or the Coronavirus
March 20, 2020
#3 - COVID-19 Info & Explanation From Dr. Joseph Ramos
Dr. Ramos addressed the Ramos Law team about the COVID-19 virus. Listen as Dr. Ramos explains the origins, research, and information about this coronavirus and what you can do to keep yourself, loved ones, and our country safe.
March 17, 2020
#2 - Dr. Mike & Patrick Barnes- Understanding and getting through Compassion Fatigue
In this episode, Dr. Hoven learns more about the little-known syndrome of Compassion Fatigue (symptoms of mental stress, burnout, fatigue and more) and how it affects those who serve the injured. The importance of mental health is stressed during this episode.
March 13, 2020
#1 - Dr. Joseph Ramos- Doing business the right way…it all starts in the roots.
In this episode, Dr. Ramos talks about the process of becoming a medical doctor and an attorney, and the qualities that he’s seen that lead not only to success, but to happiness as well.
February 16, 2020