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Ryan William McAllister

Ryan William McAllister

Practice areas:

Criminal Defense, DUI & DWI, Family, Litigation

About Me

     Mr. McAllister is a founding partner of Ebner Nevins & McAllister, LLC. He practices in the areas of Criminal Defense, DUI, Family Law, and Civil Litigation. He has successfully represented clients in all types of criminal matters, ranging from traffic offenses at the district justice level to jury trials involving serious felonies.

     He has successfully defended against a second-strike felony aggravated assault, which carried a mandatory 10-20 year sentence if his client was convicted.

     Mr. McAllister was previously employed as an Assistant Public Defender in Berks County. He was also a summer associate for a Philadelphia civil litigation law firm, practicing in the areas of insurance defense, complex commercial litigation, and workers compensation. During college and law school, Mr. McAllister gained experience working in the Homicide Unit of the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office as well as the criminal division of the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

     Mr. McAllister is a graduate of the Villanova University School of Law in Villanova, Pennsylvania, and the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He resides in the Wyomissing area with his fiance, Kristina.


Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. DUI & DWI: 35%
    6 years
  2. Criminal Defense: 35%
  3. Litigation: 15%
  4. Family: 15%



Hourly ($150-250/hour), Contingent (30-50%), Fixed (Always), Retainer (Always), Free Consultation (30 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check, Credit Card

Attorney Endorsements

7 total 

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Contact Info

Ebner, Nevins & McAllister, LLC

602-604 Court Street
Reading, PA, 19601




Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

Avvo Contributions

Legal Answers


Award NameGrantorDate Granted
National Honor Society / National Merit Scholar (Commendation)Wyomissing Area Jr/Sr High School1999

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
Trial AttorneyBerks County Pulic Defender's Office2006 - 2009
Part-time AssociateBillet & Connor, P.C.2005 - 2006
ExternUS Attorney's Office - Eastern District of Pennsylvania2005 - 2005
InternPhiladelphia District Attorney's Office2002 - 2002


Association NamePosition NameDuration
Berks County Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Pennsylvania Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2006 - Present
Berks County Bar Association, Young Lawyers DivisionMember2006 - Present

Legal Cases

Case NameOutcome
Commonwealth of PA v. Ali Abdur-RahmanThe jury found my client not guilty of all charges.

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Publication NameTitleDate
Reading EagleTalk of the Town2009


School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Villanova University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006
College of William and MaryEconomicsBA - Bachelor of Arts2003
Wyomissing Area Jr./Sr. High SchoolDiplomaDiploma1999

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
Wyomissing Area Jr/Sr High School"Steppin' Out" Program2010