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Mr. Ellis was born in Detroit, Michigan and concentrates his practice in the areas of business and corporate, family, gaming, personal injury and real estate law. He received a B.S. from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2007 and a J.D. from Whittier Law School, magna cum laude, in 2010 with a concentration in Business Law.

While attending law school, Mr. Ellis received the Dean’s Scholarship for academic achievement and was a member of Law Review and Trial Advocacy Honors Board. He also formed the Whittier Law Intramural Club to create and organize sporting leagues and physical activities for the student body.

Prior to joining Ellis & Abouelsood, Mr. Ellis was involved with one of the top-rated business law firms in the United States, Howard & Howard. Over the years, Mr. Ellis has worked with businesses throughout the southwest United States consulting on various aspects of business law ranging from corporate formation and funding to mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Ellis is admitted in the States of Nevada and California.


Languages spoken: Spanish

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Practice areas


  1. Litigation: 40%
    6 years
  2. Business: 40%
    6 years
  3. Personal Injury: 20%
    6 years



Hourly ($300-400/hour), contingent (10-40%), Fixed (sometimes)

Payment types:

Cash, Check, Credit card

Attorney endorsements

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  • Alisha A. Wood

    Mr. Ellis' tireless work ethic and professionalism are qualities that set him apart from other attorneys. I have known Mr. Ellis for several years and continue to be impressed with his ability to get results for his clients while earning the respect and appreciation of those he goes up against. I highly endorse Mr. Ellis.


    Alisha Wood DUI and DWI Attorney
    Relationship: Worked together on matter

  • James A. Kohl

    I worked with Ryan at Howard & Howard. He was on track for partner, but moved to California for personal reasons. We use him as California counsel and are very happy with his work.


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    Relationship: Supervised lawyer

Contact info

Ellis & Associates

30 Corporate Park.
Suite. 314
Irvine, CA, 92606


We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.
Avvo contributions
Legal answers
Award nameGrantorDate granted
CALI Award in Community PropertyCALI2009
Outstanding Oral AdvocateWhittier Law School2008
Work experience
TitleCompany nameDuration
Business and Family Law AttorneyEllis & Abouelsood2011 - Present
Corporate and Business Law AttorneyHoward & Howard Attorneys2010 - 2011
Law ClerkThe Kiken Group, APC2009 - 2010
Law ClerkHoward & Howard Attorneys2008 - 2008
Association namePosition nameDuration
Beverly Hills Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Nevada Justice AssociationN/A2011 - Present
Orange County Bar AssociationN/A2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationN/A2007 - Present
Legal cases
Case nameOutcome
Family Law Parentage ActionFather was granted everything requested
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School nameMajorDegreeGraduated
Whittier College School of LawLawJD - Juris Doctor2010
University of Nevada-Las VegasAccountingBS - Bachelor of Science2007