Ryan Nowlin joined the firm in 2006 and became a Partner in January 2012. Ryan’s practice is focused on the areas of family law, commercial litigation, and probate litigation.
Ryan represents individuals in every phase of divorce and custody proceedings, and appears in Domestic Relations and Juvenile courts throughout Northeast Ohio. Ryan’s experience with complex family law matters includes the valuation of assets, the determination of premarital/separate property, the allocation of parental rights and responsibilities, and the establishment of appropriate child and/or spousal support obligations. Ryan also prepares and reviews prenuptial agreements. Ryan also counsels businesses and individuals regarding a variety of litigation matters, and he represents clients in state and municipal courts across Northeast Ohio and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio. Ryan also represents clients in various types of trust and estate litigation. Ryan assists clients with appellate matters, and he is experienced in alternative dispute resolution methods, including arbitration and mediation. Ryan was selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers - Rising Stars Edition 2011, 2012, and 2014-2017.
Ryan currently serves as an At-Large Member of Lakewood City Council. Ryan is the Co-Chair of the Family Law Section of the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association, and he is a participant in the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association’s “3Rs” program, where he assists with teaching Constitutional Law to tenth graders in the Cleveland Municipal School District. Ryan is also an Associate Member of the Judge John M. Manos Inn of Court and a member of the Center for Principled Family Advocacy.
Ryan and his wife reside in Lakewood with their five children.