Ryan’s practice with the firm focuses on tax controversy matters before the IRS, California Franchise Tax Board, Employment Development Department, and State Board of Equalization. Ryan routinely handles varied and complex tax matters from audits and appeals to tax collection matters and offshore tax compliance, including voluntary disclosures. He has extensive experience negotiating resolutions of federal and California state tax debts, including Installment Agreements, Offers in Compromise, Currently Not Collectible status, and wage garnishment and bank levy releases.
Ryan is a member of the California Bar and admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and Federal District Court for the Eastern District of California.
Ryan earned an undergraduate degree in criminal justice from Northern Arizona University. Ryan served on active duty in the United States Marine Corps from 1997 to 2001, completing the majority of his undergraduate degree during that time. Ryan is the third generation in his family to serve in the Marine Corps. Following his honorable discharge in 2001, he attended the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law and graduated with a law degree in 2004.
Ryan grew up in Woodland where he currently resides with his wife, Amber, and their three children.