Michael J. Ryan was born on July 30, 1964, in Queens, New York. He was raised in upstate New York before moving to South Florida in 1977. He attended George Washington University on a Board of Trustees scholarship. Mike majored in finance and received a degree in Business Administration in 1986. Following graduation, he became a federal bank examiner working throughout New England and Florida.
Desiring to become a trial lawyer, Mike applied to Case Western Reserve University School of Law and was awarded a full tuition scholarship. While in law school, he received several awards as a member of the National Trial Team. He graduated Summa Cum Laude in 1992 and was ranked second in his class. At graduation, Mike received numerous awards including the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award, the Student of the Year, the National Outstanding Law Student of the Year from Who's Who of American Law Students, and the Law Student Activist Award. Michael received national attention for his work with immigrants and those seeking political asylum.
After law school, Mike worked as a law clerk for Federal District Judge Kenneth Ryskamp in the Southern District of Florida. Following his federal clerkship, he worked for three years as a trial attorney with the State Public Defender's Office before joining the Federal Public Defender's Office as a trial attorney.
In 1997, Mike became an associate with Krupnick Campbell Malone Roselli Buser Slama & Hancock. During just his first two years with the firm, he assisted in obtaining over $25 million in trial verdicts for our clients. Since then, MiKe has been the trial lawyer on the team of partners obtaining some of the largest verdicts and settlements in the County and State. Mike also lectures around the country to lawyers and judges on the topic of electronic discovery. Mike has also authored a number of articles on the topic of electronic discovery. In addition to his local trial practice, Mike has distinguished himself in national litigation involving medical devices, products liability, and pharmaceutical products.
He is actively involved as a member of the American Association for Justice, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, The Association of Trial Lawyers of America, and the Broward County Trial Lawyers' Association.