Ryan J. Bies

Ryan J. Bies

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Ryan J. Bies

“Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren’t used to an environment where excellence is expected.” ~ Steve Jobs

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Areas Of Practice

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

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers: Rising Stars
  • Dean's Award: Lawyering Skills

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
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.

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Professional Associations and Memberships

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