Ryan J. Bies

Ryan J. Bies

Apple Valley, Minnesota
952-953-8835 (Direct Dial)
Ryan joined the firm as a law clerk while still in law school.  Following his graduation from the University of St. Thomas School of Law, Ryan began representing clients in both family law and general civil litigation matters.  Today, Ryan continues to devote much of his practice to assisting clients with family law matters.  He also serves as an assistant city attorney for a number of south metro municipalities.  Ryan's municipal law practice includes representing municipalities in both criminal prosecution and civil matters.

Areas of Practice

  • 70% Family Law
  • 30% Municipal (Criminal and Civil)

Litigation Percentage

  • 90% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • Minnesota, 2006
  • U.S. District Court District of Minnesota, 2006


  • University of St. Thomas School of Law, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    • J.D. - 2006
    • Honors: Dean's Award: Top grade in Lawyering Skills
  • Luther College, Decorah, Iowa
    • B.A. - 2000
    • Major: Biology


  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars, 2014 - Present
  • Dean's Award: Lawyering Skills, 2003 - 2004

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Member
  • Dakota County Bar Association, Member
  • Apple Valley Chamber of Commerce


  • English