Ryland joined Calfee in 2022. Prior to joining Calfee, Ryland served as an intern with the Supreme Court of Ohio for the Honorable Justice Sharon Kennedy and with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Ohio for the Honorable Judge John Hoffman. He also gained experience working with the Ohio Criminal Sentencing Commission and the Entrepreneurial Business Law and Legislation Clinics, where he advised a local nonprofit and an early stage entrepreneur.
Ryland earned his J.D. from The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, where he was an Online Editor of the Ohio State Law Journal, authoring three student commentaries selected for publication and selecting and editing an additional 12 student commentaries for publication in the Sixth Circuit Review. In addition, he gained experience as a research assistant in the Moritz College of Law, where he researched cases, collected data, and reviewed law articles.
Ryland earned his B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies: Leadership Studies, graduating magna cum laude, from Humboldt State University, now known as Cal Poly Humboldt.
Prior to his law career, Ryland was a Noncommissioned Officer (NCO) in the United States Air Force.
Honors & Recognitions
- CALI Excellence Awards for Legal Analysis, Writing I & II, DC Ethics, DC Externship, Venture Capital and Entrepreneurial Dealmaking, 2020
- 3 Air Force Commendation Medals
- Airman Leadership School Distinguished Graduate and Academic Achiever
J.D., cum laude, The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law, Online Editor, Ohio State Law Journal, 2022
B.A., magna cum laude, Interdisciplinary Studies: Leadership Studies, Humboldt State University, 2018