Experience: Ryan has worked primarily as a Family Law and Bankruptcy attorney since receiving his license to practice in Arizona in 2009. Recently, he decided to form his own law firm with his partner Jason Farrington. Ryan began his career working for Biddle Law Firm, PLLC- a small law firm. He represented family law clients, dealing with a wide range of issues- such as, Divorce, Legal Separation, Pre-nuptial agreements, Spousal Support, Child Support, Dependency, Child Custody, Enforcement of Court Orders, and Post-decree Modifications. He also participated in the filing and process of several Chapter 13 and Chapter 7 consumer bankruptcy petitions. Ryan continues to practice both bankruptcy and family law at Farrington Hardy, PLC.
Education: Ryan earned his Juris Doctor from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska in 2009. He received his Bachelorâs degree in English from Brigham Young University and his Associates Degree from Utah Valley University. During law school, Ryan was part of the Associate Staff of the Creighton Law Review.
Professional Associations: Ryan is a member of the State Bar of Arizona and received his bar license in 2009. Ryan is licensed to also practice in both the federal and state Courts of Arizona. Ryan is a member of the Young Lawyerâs Division, and the East Valley Bar Association.
Personal: I grew up primarily in Canton, Michigan and Gilbert, Arizona. I have also lived in several other states, including Nebraska, Utah, Nevada, and was born in Washington. Prior to law school and while attending college I worked for a youth program for five summers. Outside of practicing law, you can sometimes find me acting in a local theater, as I try to participate in a community show once in a while. I also enjoy dancing, writing, and racquetball.