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Christopher James Ryan

Christopher James Ryan

Practice areas:

Medical Malpractice, Health Care, Litigation

Christopher Ryan

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About Me

Mr. Ryan is a member of the firm’s Business Practice Group and the Litigation Group. As a member of the Business Practice Group, Mr. Ryan works with healthcare providers in all areas of health law including corporate formation and dissolution, contract formation, and issues involving health compliance. As part of the litigation group, Mr. Ryan practices general litigation, with a special emphasis on defending healthcare providers faced with claims of medical malpractice. In this regard, Mr. Ryan’s experience spans from the pre-suit period through representing healthcare providers at trial. Before joining Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, P.C., Mr. Ryan was an associate at Aardema Whitelaw, PLLC in Grand Rapids.


 


Mr. Ryan graduated cum laude from the Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University.  He attended law school at the Michigan State University College of Law where he served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Medicine and Law and was given the Jurisprudence Award in Health Law.  He received his Juris Doctor cum laude with a concentration in Health Law.


 


Mr. Ryan is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Medical Legal Subcommittee of the Health Care Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan, the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. Mr. Ryan is also actively involved with the Oakland County Bar Association and serves as a member of the New Lawyers Committee.

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2010

  1. Medical Malpractice: 80%
  2. Litigation: 10%
  3. Health Care: 10%

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Contact Info

Giarmarco Mullins & Horton PC

101 W Big Beaver Rd Fl 10
Troy, MI, 48084

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License
StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
MIActive And In Good Standing201006/02/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Awards
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Rising StarSuper Lawyers2012
Jurisprudence Award - Health LawMichigan State University2009
Jurisprudence Award - No Fault Insurance LawMichigan State University College of Law2009

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
AttorneyGiarmarco Mullins & Horton, PC2011 - Present
Associate AttorneyAardema Whitelaw, PLLC2010 - 2011

Associations
Association NamePosition NameDuration
Michigan Defense Trial CounselN/A2013 - Present
Detroit Economic ClubMember2012 - Present
Troy Chamber of CommerceMember2012 - Present
Oakland County Bar AssociationMember2011 - Present
State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law SectionMember2010 - Present
American Inns of CourtMember2010 - 2011
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2009 - Present
American Bar AssociationMember2008 - Present

Publications
Publication NameTitleDate
CommuniqueTaking Security on the Road: Steps You Can Take to Secure Your Mobile Devices2013
CommuniqueCompliance Corner: Reporting Post-Operative Pain Management Procedures in 20132013
Giarmarco, Mullins & Horton, PC Business Practice Group NewsletterFraud and Abuse: Recent Enforcement Efforts in Southeast Michigan2012
Michigan Medical Law Report"Negligence" Revisited: Proposed Bills Would Lighten Malpractice Standards for Doctors2012
The Young Lawyer (ABA)You're a Lawyer? Can I Ask You a Question?2011
MD News West MichiganThink Twice Before Saying "I'm Sorry"2011
Michigan State Journal of Medicine and LawThe Anatomical Wealth of Nations2009

Education
School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Western Michigan UniversityManagement/General BusinessBachelor of Business Administration2007

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
NoneAnatomy of a Malpractice Suit2011