My trial Practice included criminal defense at the felony level, accident and injury litigation, and general Civil trial matters.

My Bankruptcy practice includes representing individuals, banks and business in Chapter 7, 11, 12, and 13 cases since the 1980’s.

  • William Mitchell College of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 1979
  • University of Minnesota
    • B.A. - 1975
    • Major: International Relations, Russian
  • United States Army, 1967 to 1970
  • Ryan Law office, St. Charles Minnesota, Trial Attorney, 1979 to 1981
  • Ryan & VanDerHeyden, Senior Partner and Trial Attorney, 1982 to 1992
  • Ryan & Grinde, Ltd., Senior Shareholder and trial attorney, 1992 to 2019
  • Ryan Associates, Owner and Senior Attorney, 2019
  • American Association for Justice, Member, 1982 to Present
  • Minnesota Association for Justice, Member, 1982 to Present
  • Board of Governors Minnesota Association for Justice, Member, 2007 to 2011
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, 1979 to Present
  • St. Charles City Council, Elected Member, 1996 to 2000
  • Owner Senior Member Ryan Associates
  • Real Estate
  • Purchase Agreements
  • Title Insurance
  • Trust Litigation
  • Business Law
  • Probate
  • Estate Planning
  • Bankruptcy
  • Probate Litigation
  • Closing Services Corporations
  • Limited Liability Companies
  • Limited Liability Partnerships
  • Partnerships Sole Proprietorship
  • Purchase Sale Refinance
  • Agricultural Commercial Residential Contract For Deeds Leases
  • Finding and Resolving Title Defects
  • Title Searches
  • Title Exams
  • Title Opinions
  • Title Insurance Farm
  • Transition or Land Planning
  • Farm Succession Planning
  • Business Transition Planning
  • Commercial
  • Wills
  • Revocable Living Trusts
  • Irrevocable Trusts
  • Health Care Directives
  • Powers of Attorneys
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Minnesota, 1979
  • U.S. District Court, 1980
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 8th Circuit, 2013
  • Outstanding Service Award, 2000
  • Community Service Award, City of St. Charles, 2004