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Dayna M. Ryan
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Location:

Bellaire, TX

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713-660-8889

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Dayna M. Ryan was licensed to practice law in the state of Texas in July 2020 and in the state of Louisiana in October 2006. Mrs. Ryan received a B.A. in Psychology from the Centenary College of Louisiana in 2002. After graduating from Centenary College of Louisiana, she attended law school at Paul M. Hebert Law Center. Mrs. Ryan graduated, earning a Juris Doctorate and Bachelor of Civil Law from Paul M. Hebert Law Center, at Louisiana State University in May 2005.  Mrs. Ryan went on to obtain an LL.M. in Elder Law from Stetson University College of Law in 2016.

Mrs. Ryan joined the firm of Wright Abshire as an Associate Attorney in September of 2020. Mrs. Ryan focuses on the areas of Medicaid Planning, Special Needs Planning and Trusts. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys, and the Texas Chapter of NAELA.

Bar Admissions

  • Louisiana, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court Western District of Louisiana
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Veterans Appeals

Education

  • Stetson University College of Law, St. Petersburg, Florida
    • LL.M., Master of Laws - 2016
    • Major: Elder Law
  • Louisiana State University Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctorate/Bachelor of Civil Law - 2005
  • Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, Louisiana
    • B.A. - 2002
    • Major: Psychology

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star 2020

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • FINRA
  • Louisiana State Bar Association (LSBA)
  • LSBA House of Delegates
  • LSBA Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities Committee Member
  • Co-Chair of LSBA Legal Services for Persons with Disabilities Committee Member 2020-21
  • Louisiana Bar Foundation 2019-20 Community Partnership Panel Member
  • Young Lawyers 4th JDC
  • 4th JDC Bar Association
  • Louisiana Middle District Court
  • Louisiana Western District Court
  • Louisiana Eastern District Court
  • Louisiana Bankruptcy Court
  • National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA)
  • NAELA Tax Steering Committee
  • NAELA Tax Committee
  • Texas Chapter of NAELA
  • SOLACE
  • Twin Cities’ Mayors Committee on Disabilities
  • Accredited by the Veterans Administration
  • Junior League of Houston Sustainer
  • Junior League Monroe Chair of Technology Committee, 2017-18 and 2018-19
  • Houston chapter of Chi Omega Alumnae