Ryan McKeen knows his way inside, outside, up and down Connecticut’s courthouse. Since 2005 he has given his Connecticut license a work out. He is smart and tough, both in the courtroom and when running races.
In 2015, the Connecticut Law Tribune honored him as one of a handful of lawyers in its personal injury hall of fame.
In 2013, Ryan was honored by fellow members of the Connecticut Bar as being an innovator in the practice of law. In 2014, the Hartford Business Journal named Ryan McKeen one of its “40 under 40“.
Ryan is the founder of A Connecticut Law Blog, which was named one of the top 100 legal blogs in the United States by the ABA Journal. He is a frequent speaker on legal blogging, and has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and the Hartford Courant. Ryan has published articles in both the ABA Journal and the Hartford Business Journal.
In 2010, Ryan challenged Susan Bysiewicz’s credentials to serve as Attorney General. After analyzing the law, he took a controversial position that in order to serve as Attorney General a candidate must possess litigation experience. This position was ultimately validated by the Connecticut Supreme Court.
When Senator Blumenthal and the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence were looking for a few good men, they found Ryan. In 2011, Ryan was honored as a “First 100 Recipient” and recognized along with many state leaders for making a difference in the fight against domestic violence. Ryan is also passionate about the rights of the injured.
Ryan served a 3 year term aa member of the Oliver Ellsworth Inn of Court.
Ryan takes an active role in his continuing professional education. He is a member of: The Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, American Association for Justice, The Connecticut Bar Association and the Hartford County Bar Association. He attends Keenan Ball Trial College. He is engaged in learning how to improve the firm through his membership at the Rosen Institute.
Prior to opening McKeen Law Firm, LLC, Ryan was an associate for 6.5 years at a well respected East Hartford law firm and a partner at a firm in Hartford.
Ryan regularly tries cases to verdict and works diligently to apply cutting edge trial methods. He attends national conferences on trying cases and never misses an opportunity to sharpen his courtroom skills.
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