Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc (DBL Law) is a full-service law firm of 39 attorneys and 51 staff, with offices located in Cincinnati, Ohio and Crestview Hills, Kentucky. DBL attorneys represent private individuals and companies in many industries and areas of law including: Administrative, Banking & Commercial, Business Organizations and Taxation, Civil Litigation, Construction, Employment and Labor, Estate Planning and Probate, Healthcare, Real Estate, Technology and Workers' Compensation.
Ryan is an associate in the firm's Civil Litigation Practice Group. His practice focuses on the areas of business litigation, construction law, land use and zoning, and medical malpractice. He has successfully represented clients at all levels of litigation, including bench trials, jury trials, and before appellate courts.
Ryan obtained his law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 2008. He received a B.A. in Political Science with a minor in History from the University of Kentucky in 2005, where he graduated summa cum laude.
During law school, Ryan was elected Executive Editor of the Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law and was a member of the Trial Advocacy Board and Equine Law Society. He concentrated his studies on the development of broad litigation skills but also acquired a particular interest in the application of economic principles to jurisprudence.
Ryan is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Kentucky and the State of Ohio.
Commonwealth of Kentucky
State of Ohio
U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio
J.D., University of Kentucky College of Law (2008)
B.A., University of Kentucky (summa cum laude, 2005
Professional Associations & Memberships
Ohio State Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Cincinnati Bar Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee
Honors and Awards
Kentucky Rising Star, Super Lawyers Magazine (2013 - 2014)
Executive Editor, Journal of Natural Resources & Environmental Law
Areas of Practice
- Construction Law
- Professional Malpractice
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