Ryan C. Locke is a trial lawyer. Before founding The Locke Law Firm, Ryan worked for a civil litigation firm and was an Assistant Public Defender in the Atlanta Judicial Circuit.
Ryan graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2010. There, Ryan was a member of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law and published his student note in the Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal ; competed with and coached the school's mock trial team; and was a pupil in the Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court. He was also inducted into the Order of Barristers.
Ryan graduated from the University of Richmond with a Bachelor of Arts in rhetoric & communication studies and psychology.
Ryan grew up in Severna Park, Maryland. He lives with his family in Atlanta.
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Earlier this year, I found myself with a civil judgment against an debt collector in Atlanta. Long story short, I ended up hiring Ryan to enforce the judgment since I was not admitted in Georgia. Fast forward a few months later and the judgment is paid-in-full thanks to Ryan's efforts. Needless to say, I endorse Ryan without reservation.
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|GA||Active Member in Good Standing||2010||07/15/2016|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 100 Trial Lawyers||National Trial Lawyers Association||2015|
|The Order of Barristers||University of Georgia School of Law||2010|
|Pupil||Joseph Henry Lumpkin Inn of Court||2010|
|Attorney||Locke Law Firm||2013 - Present|
|Attorney||Goodman, McGuffey, Lindsey & Johnson||2012 - 2013|
|Staff Attorney||Office Of The Public Defender Atlanta Judicial Circuit||2010 - 2012|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Federal Bar Association||Member||2014 - Present|
|National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2014 - Present|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||Member||2013 - Present|
|State Bar of Georgia, Juvenile Law Committee||Member||2011 - Present|
|Georgia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers||Member||2010 - Present|
|Order of Barristers||Member||2010 - Present|
|Domestic Violence Battery in Fulton County Magistrate Court||Charges dismissed after pretrial diversion program.|
|Motion to Suppress successful after bad car search||All charges dismissed.|
|Extensive Investigation Prevents Indictment||Case remained in juvenile court and Client received the treatment he needed.|
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|Fulton County Daily Report||Fighting For The Oppressed Until They're Made Whole||2013|
|Buffalo Intellectual Property Law Journal||Resetting the Doomsday Clock: Is it Constitutional for Laches to Bar a Copyright Infringement Claim within the Statute of Limitations?||2009|
|University of Georgia School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Richmond, The T. C. Williams School of Law||Rhetoric & Communication Studies, Psychology||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2007|
|Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques||Trial Techniques||2015|
|Sutherland Scholars||Legal Career Panel||2014|
|Supreme Court Friday||Loving v. Virginia||2014|
|Sunday School||Same-Sex Marriage: A Legal History||2014|
|Panel Discussion||Grand Juries, Police Misconduct, and Ferguson||2014|
|Kessler-Eidson Program for Trial Techniques||Trial Techniques||2014|
|Sutherland Scholars||A Legal Career||2013|
|100 Club||Effect of Criminal Charges on Immigration Status||2013|