Raymond Ryan

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Professional Liability Attorney in San Diego, CA

The Legal Malpractice Firm, APC
 | 2535 Camino Del Rio South, Ste. 324
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: 619-696-6160
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Selected To Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016
Licensed Since: 2006
Practice Areas:
  • Professional Liability: Plaintiff
    Attorney Profile

    Raymond Ryan is a Cal Bar certified legal malpractice specialist with years of experience working full time on million dollar legal malpractice claims and attorney fee disputes in California. 

    Ray's modern technical abilities allow for seamless corporate client interactions and case file management.

    Mr. Ryan has tried and arbitrated over 45 cases and has not lost a trial in over ten years. He has a high success rate and has recovered tens of millions of dollars for his clients. Retaining Ray adds value to your case. Ray is often retained by corporations and high net worth individuals but is available to anyone with a righteous claim.

    After graduating from UCLA with an academic scholarship, Mr. Ryan earned his law degree from San Diego's Thomas Jefferson School of Law in only 2.5 years. He has been licensed to practice law in California since 2006 and is admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California and the Supreme Court of California. 

    Mr. Ryan is a certified fee dispute arbitrator for the San Diego County Bar Association. He has also authored articles about professional negligence and ethical issues in the Los Angeles Daily Journal, Attorney Journal, and Consumer Attorneys of San Diego's Trial Bar News.

    Mr. Ryan has received two Outstanding Trial Lawyer Awards by the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego in 2010 and 2017 for his high level of trial skills and financial results for his clients. In 2012 he was named a finalist in the San Diego Daily Transcript's "Top Young Attorneys" list.

    Professional organizations that Mr. Ryan belongs to include the San Diego County Bar Association and the Consumer Attorneys of San Diego. He is also an avid supporter of The San Diego Humane Society and The Salvation Army.

    Practice Areas
    • 100%Professional Liability: Plaintiff
    Focus Areas

    Legal Malpractice, Ethics & Professional Responsibility


    Selected to Super Lawyers for 5 yearsmiddle-imageSelected to Rising Stars for 2 years

    Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021 Rising Stars: 2015 - 2016

    Certificates and Credentials

    California Board of Legal Specialization

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    About Raymond Ryan

    Admitted: 2006, California

    Professional Webpage: http://www.thelegalmalpracticefirm.com/about-2/


    • Consumer Attorneys of San Diego "Outstanding Trial Lawyer Award", 2010, 2010
    • Outstanding trial attorney award, CASD, 2017
    • Top Lawyers in America, 2015
    • Top Young Attorneys in San Diego Finalist, 2012

    Special Licenses/Certifications:

    • Certified Legal Malpractice Specialist, 2019

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • Taught multiple CLE classes on ethics and malpractice, 2019

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • The United States District Court Southern District of California, June 2006
    • SDCBA Facelift Project, Inner City clean up and beautification program, 2012
    • The Supreme Court of the State of California, June 2006

    Scholarly Lectures/Writings:

    • Hot Button Ethics Issue Update “A Lawyer Must Disclose Identity and Purpose When Contacting Adversaries on Social Media” -Attorney Journal Volume 104, 2014
    • Overview of fee dispute issues, Presenter, Fee Disputes. More money more problems, CASD, Lawyers, 2019
    • Co-Lecturer, The Tripartite Relationship- Caught in the Crosshairs, San Diego Defense Lawyers Group, 2014
    • Author, Internet Defamation, CASD Trial Bar News, 2007


    • Confidential multi-million dollar settlement., 2020
    • Multiple confidential settlements.
    • Confidential Settlements, 2019
    • Jump v. Graves & Lowe (Allstate & State Farm)
    • Seven Figure Settlement Against Prominant Law Firm.  , 2017
    • Green River LLC v. Todd Macaluso- Award of $6.64 million, 2015
    • Mancilla v. Walmart
    • Bradley Beaman v. AVL Animal Hospital Inc. (Farmers)
    • Elizabeth Smart v. Carl Koklich (Wawanesa)
    • Son Dinh v. Eileen Zuber (AAA)
    • Stark v. Barron (State Farm)
    • Salazar v. Stampfli
    • Schafer v. Putnam
    • Ward v. Edco
    • Pakhomov v. Plout
    • Lissy v. State Farm Insurance
    • Cabilao v. Carl Burger's Dodge World $1 Million policy limits paid during deliberations, 2013
    • Multiple 6-7 figure confidential results in 2018, 2018
    • Steinbock v. City of San Diego
    • Butler v. Le
    • Gerald Copper v. Linus Ikpameze (Mercury)

    Educational Background:

    • UCLA B.A. in English, minor in Political Science, 2003
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    Office Location for Raymond Ryan

    2535 Camino Del Rio South
    Ste. 324
    San Diego, CA 92108

    Phone: 619-696-6160

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    Last Updated: 10/21/2020

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