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Jaye Ryan is an aggressive and dedicated criminal defense attorney. Aside from being a skilled criminal defense lawyer, Ms. Ryan is trained as a scientist with experience in the fields of forensic, pathology, microbiology and general laboratory science.  This knowledge proves valuable in the courtroom.


With her prior training and employment Jaye Ryan has an impressive record of winning cases by challenging, excluding and disproving forensic evidence and professional opinions that are often presented by the Prosecution in attempting to seek conviction of her clients.


Attorney Jaye Ryan received her J.D. from the University of West Los Angeles in 1997. She is a member of the State Bar of California, the California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, Contra Costa Bar Association, Contra Costa Criminal Conflict Program and the California Public Defenders Association.


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Practice areas


  1. Criminal Defense: 100%
    18 years



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  • James Cameron Wolf

    Aggressive criminal defender. Ms. Ryan is tough on the opposition, and compassionate with her clients. I endorse this attorney.


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    Relationship: Worked together on matter

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Contact info

Law Offices Of Jaye Ryan

701 Escobar Street
Suite D
Martinez, CA, 94553


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
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Award nameGrantorDate granted
Rising StarSuperLawyers2010
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
PrincipalLaw Offices of Jaye Ryan2006 - Present
PartnerMaas Law Offices2006 - 2012
Association namePosition nameDuration
Contra Costa County Bar Association, Criminal SectionAttorney Member2012 - Present
Contra Costa Criminal Conflicts ProgramAttorney Member2012 - Present
California Public Defenders AssociationAttorney Member1998 - Present
California Attorneys for Criminal JusticeAttorney Member1998 - Present
State Bar of CaliforniaAttorney Member1998 - Present
Contra Costa County Bar AssociationAttorney MemberN/A
Solano County BarristersAttorney MemberN/A
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Self Defense - Murder Charges DroppedMurder Charges Dropped
Occupy Cal - Free speechStay-Away Order Lifted
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Publication nameTitleDate
Solano LawyerShark Bytes2008
School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
University of West Los Angeles School of Law - West Los AngelesLawJD - Juris Doctor1997
University of Southern CaliforniaMicrobiologyN/AN/A