At RISEN & RYAN, we understand that Life brings challenges. Whether you are dealing with a broken relationship, an unexpected loss, criminal charges, or the stress of mounting debt, we offer more than 40 years of combined experience providing compassionate legal counsel and zealous trial advocacy - finding solutions and FIGHTING FOR OUR CLIENTS' INTERESTS.

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Shawn M. Risen, J.D., B.C.S., holds a Juris Doctorate, ​cum laude, from Florida State University, College of Law and a Bachelor of Arts in History Education from the University of West Florida. He is a member of the Florida Bar since 1996, the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, since 1997, and Board Certified as an expert in Juvenile Law.  


Stephen J. Ryan, J.D., was awarded his Juris Doctorate, with honors,  by Florida State University College of Law and a Bachelor of Science in Political Science by the State University of New York, Stonybrook. He is a member of the Florida Bar since 1995 and of the United States District Court, Northern District of Florida, since 1996.


Kenya M. Risen, F.R.P., Paralegal, studied at FSU and earned her Associates Degree at NWFSC in 1993. Kenya is recognized by the State Bar Association as a Florida Registered Paralegal since 2008 and has more than 20 years experience assisting clients in matters of Marital & Family Law, Consumer Bankruptcy, Juvenile Law & Criminal Defense. As our paralegal and office manager, Kenya will work directly with you to ensure your case gets the attention you deserve.  

Legacy of Service


Our team has been working together for over 20 years and has a proven track record of effective service to our clients in and out of court. We use that experience to help you down a path to the results you need. Please feel free to CONTACT US Today for Information or to schedule an appointment.

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