Ryan M. Albaugh, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Ryan M. Albaugh has been named one of the
Top 100 Trial Lawyers. His practice includes litigation related to Criminal Defense, Foreclosure
Defense, Bankruptcy, Family Law, and Injury Cases. With over 15 years
of experience, Ryan has handled thousands of cases, including over 50
jury trials. Ryan's experience as a litigator provides him with the
knowledge necessary to protect his clients and fight for what is right.
Ryan has practiced law since 1999. He received his undergraduate education
from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa (B.B.A., Finance,
with Honors, 1996) and his law degree from Golden Gate University School of Law, San
Francisco, California (J.D.,
with Distinction, 1999). He was admitted into the California Bar in 1999 (#202971) and
the Florida Bar in 2005 (#11729). Following tenures as a criminal prosecutor
and private trial attorney, he established
The Albaugh Law Firm in St. Augustine, Florida.
Ryan's experience prosecuting criminal matters ranging from simple
misdemeanors to serious felonies has provided him with extensive knowledge
of criminal law and insight into how the State Attorney pursues cases.
Having practiced law on both sides of the table contributes greatly to
his success in defending his clients in criminal proceedings. As a family
law attorney Ryan understands the sensitive nature of these cases. His
creativity and skill as a negotiator often leads to quick resolutions
allowing his clients to move on with their lives. However, if settlement
cannot be reached his experience as a trial attorney provides him with
the background necessary to fight for his clients in court. When representing
clients in Foreclosure and Bankruptcy matters Ryan draws on his Finance
degree. His ability to understand complex financial contracts and circumstances
gives him the unique ability to find solutions to financial issues facing
Ryan is a member
with the following legal organizations:
- Florida State Bar, member #11729
- United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, member
- California State Bar, member #202971
- Iowa State Bar, member #19834
- Saint Johns County Bar Association
- Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Ryan has received the following awards and acknowledgements:
- Top 100 Trial Lawyers
- Avvo Clients' Choice Award
- Criminal Law Award for Academic Excellence
- Member, Moot Court Board
- Member, Mock Trial Team
Ryan is committed to providing his clients with personal attention, honest
communication, and zealous representation in and out of the courtroom.
He is available on weekends and evenings so you do not have to miss work
for appointments or sit in jail over a weekend to wait for the office
to open on Monday. Call today for your free consultation to see how Ryan
can protect what matters most to you.