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About me

Ryan is a native of North Carolina, and
originally from the Charlotte area. He graduated from Furman University
in Greenville, South Carolina, with a degree in Economics and Political
Science. He received his legal training at North Carolina Central
University, and graduated cum laude. During law school he fell in love
with the area, and is proud to call it home. Ryan enjoys live music, travel, and the shooting sports.


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Practice areas


  1. Child Support: 25%
  2. Child Custody: 25%
  3. Divorce & Separation: 25%
  4. Litigation: 25%



Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Anthony Justin Eldreth

    Mr. Short is an extremely knowledgable and talented lawyer. As a friend and fellow attorney I often trust Ryan with questions on my own matters. I endorse this lawyer.


    Anthony Eldreth Intellectual Property Attorney
    Relationship: Friend

  • James Prescott Little

    Ryan is a superb attorney with vast knowledge and impecable litigation experience. His zealous advocacy for his clients never falters.


    James Little Criminal Defense Attorney
    Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community

Contact info

Rosen Law Firm

4101 Lake Boone Trail
Suite 118
Raleigh, NC, 27607


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
NHTSA DWI Detection & Standardized Field Sobriety TestingDrugs & Alcohol Risk Management2010
Community Rock StarJunior League of Durham and Orange Counties2009
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
AssociateRosen Law Firm2012 - Present
AssociateKurtz & Blum2009 - 2011
PartnerShort Law Office2008 - 2009
Association namePosition nameDuration
Wake County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
14th Judicial District Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present
North Carolina Bar AssociationMemberN/A
American Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Durham County Bar AssociationMemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
State v. YarborughNot Guilty
State v. MarchandMotion to Suppress Allowed
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
North Carolina Central University School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2008
Furman UniversityEconomics & Political ScienceBA - Bachelor of Arts2005