Ryan Cook joined the firm in 2023 and focuses his practice on estate planning, tax law, charitable planning, asset protection, and probate and trust administration. Ryan grew up in Palm Bay, Florida and is happy to be back in Central Florida. In the summer of 2022, Ryan was employed by Rossway Swan as a law clerk, and then resumed his employment as an attorney at the firm in 2023, after completing his education.
After a two-year volunteer mission in Russia, Ryan achieved his Bachelor of Arts in English at Brigham Young University–Idaho in 2018 with a minor in Russian. He then attended law school at the University of Florida Levin College of Law where he graduated sixth in his class with his Juris Doctorate, cum laude, and also graduated with his Master of Laws in Taxation from the University of Florida Levin College of Law the same year.
During his law school career, Ryan served as the Executive Managing Editor of the Journal of Law and Public Policy, and he also published an article on probate issues in Florida. He participated in the University of Florida Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic, settling tax disputes with the IRS. Ryan also clerked for the Eighth Circuit Court of Florida over family law, probate administration, and probate litigation cases.