Ramona Kantack Alcántara


Location: South Padre Island, Texas Phone: 956-761-8000
Email: E-mail Me

Areas of Practice

  • Residential and Commercial Real Estate
  • Business and Commercial Transactions
  • Business Organization and Entity Choice
  • Loans and Financing
  • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning
  • Acquisition and Sale of Water Rights
  • Condominium and Property Owner Associations

Certified Legal Specialties

  • Commercial Real Estate, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2007
  • Residential Real Estate, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2007
  • Property Owners Association Law, Texas Board of Legal Specialization, 2019

Bar Admissions

  • Texas, 1999
  • Missouri, 1981
  • Kansas, 1989
  • Arizona, 1995
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1988


  • University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, Kansas
    • J.D. - 1981
    • Law Review: University of Kansas Law Review, Articles Editor and Member, 1979 - 1981
  • University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, USA
    • B.A. - 1978
    • Major: Speech


  • Seminar Speaker - Advanced Real Estate and Advanced Real Estate Drafting, Mortgage Lending, The Changing Face of Water Rights, Advanced Real Estate Strategies; Texas State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education
  • Seminar Speaker, Arizona State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, 1996
  • Seminar Speaker, Missouri State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education, 1989 - 1992
  • Adjunct Professor, University of Missouri at Kansas City School of Law, Trial Advocacy Course, 1992 - 1994
  • Author or Co-Author of several Texas state bar seminar publication articles
  • Co-Author, Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education publication "Missouri Bankruptcy Practice", 1992

Professional Associations, Memberships and Activities

  • Texas Board of Legal Specialization Exam Commission
  • Real Estate Forms Committee of the Texas State Bar Association
    • Condominium, Restrictive Covenant and Property Owner Association Subcommittee
    • Water Law Subcommittee
  • Cameron County Bar Association
  • Texas State Bar Association
    • Business Law Section
    • Real Estate, Probate and Trust Law Section
  • South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce
    • Business Services Committee (former Chairperson)
    • Government Services Committee
  • Port Isabel Chamber of Commerce (member, former director)
  • City of Port Isabel
    • Planning & Zoning Commission (Chairperson)
    • TIRZ Board (member)
  • City of South Padre Island
    • Planning & Zoning Commission (former member)
    • Economic Development Corporation (former member)
  • Arizona State Bar Association, Former Member
  • Missouri State Bar Association, Former Member
  • Kansas State Bar Association, Former Member

Past Employment Positions

  • Rentfro Faulk Law Firm, Brownsville, TX, 2003 - 2005
  • Atlas & Hall, McAllen, TX, 1998 - 2003
  • Monroe & Associates, Tucson, AZ, 1995 - 1997
  • Resolution Trust Corp. (Professional Liability Section) 1992 - 1994
  • Private Practice, Kansas City, MO, Law Firms 1981 - 1991


We have solid relationships in and knowledge of the local communities of deep South Texas, including South Padre Island, Port Isabel, Laguna Vista, Brownsville, Harlingen, McAllen, Raymondville, and Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy Counties. Ms. Kantack Alcántara, Of Counsel for the Brown Law Firm, has built a state-wide reputation for expertise in real estate, including property owner and condominium owner associations and their governance. We have the knowledge, experience and credibility to effectively and efficiently guide you in addressing your legal needs and challenges.


The Brown Law Firm, with Ramona Kantack Alcántara Of Counsel, brings both local expertise and knowledge gleaned over decades of experience in 4 states to effectively address your real estate, business, financing, property and condominium owner association law and development, and related legal concerns.

South Padre Island Office
4701 Padre Blvd, #3706
South Padre Island, TX 78597