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Ryan Anthony Blay

Ryan Anthony Blay

Practice areas:

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Foreclosure

About Me

A graduate of Loyola Law School in Chicago, Ryan practiced in Chicago and its suburbs for 3 years and maintains his licensure in Illinois.  As a licensee in both Wisconsin and Illinois, Ryan is particularly capable of assisting people in Southeast Wisconsin and Northern Illinois who have legal matters involving the laws of both states.  As a Lakelaw attorney, Ryan is involved in mortgage foreclosure defense in both states as well as consumer bankruptcy cases.  Ryan is also adept at assisting people in consumer bankruptcy litigation, including automatic stay violations, lien avoidance actions and adversary proceedings.

Ryan resides in Milwaukee with his wife.  Ryan is proud of his Italian heritgge and enjoys allo f the fine culinary and cultural opportunities available in Kenosha and southeastern WIsconsin.  He is also the current secretary of the State Bar of Wisconsin's Young Lawyers Division, the divisions' liaison to the Bankruptcy, Insolvency and Creditor's Rights Section and the State Bar's Public Education Committee, and involved in various bar associations from Chicago up through Milwaukee.  


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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2006

  1. Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: 60%
    7 years
  2. Foreclosure: 20%
    5 years
  3. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy: 20%
    7 years



Free Consultation (60 minutes)

Payment Types:

Cash, Check

Attorney Endorsements

2 total

  • Julie H. Trepeck

    I endorse this lawyer. He is thorough and complete and a good attorney. When I supervised Ryan he was a pleasure to work with and the same holds true today as we work together at our separate firms.


    Julie Trepeck Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

  • Carrie Ann Zuniga

    Ryan is a zealous advocate for his clients in the area of bankruptcy and foreclosure. He is knowledgeable about the current trends in his practice areas and empathetic to the needs of his clients.


    Carrie Zuniga Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Attorney
    Relationship: Co-worker

Contact Info


6905 Green Bay Road, Suite 101
Kenosha, WI, 53142


740 N. Plankinton Ave., Ste. 210
Milwaukee, WI, 53203



WIGood Standing200903/27/2015
ILActive And Authorized To Practice Law200605/14/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo Contributions
Legal Answers
Award NameGrantorDate Granted
2014 Illinois SuperLawyers Rising StarSuperLawyers2014

Work Experience
TitleCompany NameDuration
Managing Attorney - Kenosha officeLakelaw2009 - Present

Association NamePosition NameDuration
Walworth County Bar AssociationN/A2013 - Present
State Bar of Wisconsin Young Lawyers DivisionYoung Lawyers Division Board Member2012 - Present
Eastern District of Wisconsin Bar AssociationN/A2012 - Present
National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy AttorneysN/A2011 - Present
Lake County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Milwaukee Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Kenosha County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
Racine County Bar AssociationN/A2010 - Present
American Bankruptcy InstituteN/A2010 - Present
State Bar of WisconsinN/A2009 - Present
Chicago Bar AssociationN/A2006 - Present

Publication NameTitleDate
American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) JournalThe Extraterritorial Effect of Bankruptcy Exemption Schemes2012
Milwaukee Bar Association MessengerChapter 12: The Underused and Hard to Use – Chapter of Bankruptcy2010

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Loyola University Chicago School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2006

Speaking Engagements
Conference NameTitleDate
Milwaukee Bar Association, CLE CommitteeIssues During Bankruptcy Conversions2012
2012 Solo & Small Firm ConferenceLove’s Labor Lost: When Divorce and Bankruptcy Intersect2012
2012 Annual Bankruptcy Update in Memory of Judge Dale Ihlenfeldt.Credit Reports2012