Ryan is originally from East Meadow, New York. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Legal Studies at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New York, New York in 2012. Ryan later obtained his Juris Doctor from Florida Coastal School of Law in 2015.
While attending law school, Ryan interned at the Public Defender’s Office for the Seventh Judicial Circuit. During his internship, he assisted in conducting depositions, interviewing and assisting victims and witnesses with filing charges and trial preparation.
Ryan also interned at the Disabilities and Public Benefits Clinic and at a construction law firm in St. Augustine, FL, where he gained experience in various stages of litigation. He conducted client interviews and conferences, researched relevant case law using both electronic and book resources, and observed and participated in hearings. His research experience has allowed him to obtain certifications in LexisNexis and Westlaw legal research.
After law school, his career began at Fidelity Investments, where he obtained the Series 7, 63, and 66 licenses. This experience allowed Ryan to gain a strong knowledge base for financial products and the financial markets. At the same time, Ryan was able to improve his skills in research, writing, and rapport building. Ryan then worked for Bank of America as a financial advisor and gained knowledge of banking products.
Currently, at Taylor, Day, Grimm & Boyd, Ryan primarily focuses his practice on Worker’s Compensation.
Ryan is active in the Jacksonville Area Legal Aid, serving as a pro bono participating attorney. Each month he participates in JALA Eviction Defense Self Help Clinics and also does pro bono work for immigration law, where he guides permanent residents through the citizenship process. Ryan also plays guitar for his local church, Celebration Church. During his free time, he cherishes spending time with his wife and friends, reading, listening to music and enjoying in the outdoors. He and his wife are also expecting their first child, due this July.