Ryan J. Ellis grew up in central Iowa. After high school, he played football and studied at Northwest Missouri State University. A very influencial professor in the Criminal Justice Department convinced Mr. Ellis to apply for law school. After interning with a criminal defense lawyer in Washington D.C. and participating in felony trials, Mr. Ellis knew what he wanted to do.
Mr. Ellis attended Creighton University School of law and gained more expereince while working with a prominent criminal defense lawyer in Omaha, Nebraska.
Upon graduation, Mr. Ellis returned to central Iowa where he worked for a firm in Des Moines before opening a law office in Indianola, Iowa. His next assignment was to work as a Drug Prosecutor for the Mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force. Mr. Ellis handled several hundred drug cases. As a Drug Prosecutor, he gained valuable felony and misdemeanor trial experience.
In 2001, Mr. Ellis founded Ellis Law Offices, P.C. His experience as a prosecutor has been invaluable. Mr. Ellis successfully tried two First Degree Murder cases and several other felony and misdemeanor cases. He has represented thousands of clients during his tenure.
Mr. Ellis is now utilizing his trial experience in civil personal injury cases, criminal cases, OWI caes and others.
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Iowa Criminal Defense Attorneys Association||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Iowa Association for Justice||N/A||2010 - Present|
|Creighton University School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1997|
|Northwest Missouri State University||BS - Bachelor of Science||1993|
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Thu Apr 14 2016
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