Lifelong southeastern Wisconsin resident Joseph Ryan was born in Milwaukee and grew up in Waukesha. He received his B.A. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and his law degree from Marquette University Law School, his firm’s website states.
While in law school, Ryan interned for the Office of the United States Trustee. According to Ryan’s firm’s website, the office serves as “watchdogs” of bankruptcy court. Ryan also interned for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) – Office of the Chief Counsel. After graduation, Ryan founded Milwaukee Debt Attorneys, assisting clients with the filing of Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 personal bankruptcies.
Ryan’s website says he left his bankruptcy practice after two successful years in order to open Ryan Law Firm with his father, James Ryan. Ryan Law Firm specializes in civil litigation, with an emphasis on insurance defense.
Ryan is admitted to practice law in the State of Wisconsin as well as the Federal Eastern and Western Districts of Wisconsin. He is also a member of the Wisconsin Defense Counsel.
The younger Ryan has also published the article Daubert v. The Biomechanist.