Ramon E. Lewis
Ramon E. Lewis (Ray) is the founder of Elder Protection Center. He is an attorney who is proud to have worked within the Southern California legal community for over twenty years. Ray was raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Prior to attending college he served six years in the U. S. Navy, completing three prolonged Western Pacific Deployments. After the Navy, Mr. Lewis attended the University of California, San Diego, where he graduated cum laude with a B.A. in Economics. He went on to law school at the University of San Diego, graduating in 1997. Ray feels blessed to have been married to Susie Lewis for 18 years and counting.
The first 10 years of Ray’s legal career were spent working at Neil, Dymott, Perkins, Brown & Frank and Higgs, Fletcher & Mack; top San Diego law firms. He represented an array of health care providers in defense litigation, including a national nursing home chain. In 2006, Mr. Lewis gave his career new direction by offering his knowledge of the senior care industry for a greater good. Ray began The Law Offices of Ramon E. Lewis, which is devoted to protecting the elderly.
“After many years defending corporate owners of nursing homes, I decided I would rather help protect those who cannot protect themselves… My experience makes me uniquely qualified to represent these individuals and their families at the level they deserve.” – Ramon E. Lewis
For the past ten years, Mr. Lewis’s practice focuses almost exclusively on protecting elders who have been abused or neglected, either financially or physically. Ramon E. Lewis is rated AV Preeminent by Martindale Hubbell™ for Highest Possible Rating in Both Legal Ability and Ethical Standards. In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 & 2019, Mr. Lewis was named Top Attorney in Elder Neglect & Abuse Litigation by San Diego Magazine and named Best of the Bar by San Diego Business Journal between 2014 & 2017, honors he achieved after being nominated by his peers. Mr. Lewis is a member of the California Bar Association, San Diego County Bar Association and California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR).
Mr. Lewis is involved within the community. Ray is a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society-San Diego/Hawaii Chapter. He works with Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Diego County. Ray was the 2009 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s “Man of the Year” and is a member of the American Legion Post 416-Encinitas, CA.
In 2015 Mr. Lewis proudly announced the launch of the Elder Protection Center. As founder of the Elder Protection Center, Ray has achieved an even greater level of satisfaction by providing valuable information about issues facing our aging population. “At Elder Protection Center, Protecting the People You Love is our number one priority.” Ray is proud knowing that Elder Protection Center can not only assist those that have been abused or neglected, but also provide valuable insight to seniors and their families on ways to reduce the risk of being a victim in the first place. Mr. Lewis continues to work as a practicing attorney at The Law Offices of Ramon E. Lewis as well as the founder of Elder Protection Center.