Ryan Schmidt is an associate with the Law Offices of Jon B. Coats, Jr., P.A.
Licensed to practice in Florida and Illinois, Ryan Schmidt is additionally admitted to the United States District Courts for the Middle and Southern Districts of Florida. He has handled cases in both State and Federal courts in Florida.
Ryan was born in South Carolina and raised in Chicago, Illinois. Ryan received his bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems from Lewis University in Romeoville, Illinois. After working in the Information Technology field for several years, Ryan later attended and received his Juris Doctor degree cum laude from Stetson University College of Law in Gulfport, Florida.
During his time at Stetson, Ryan was a Senior Associate with Stetson Law Review and a member of the Stetson Moot Court Board. His teams were the Champions of the 2009 John Marshall Chicago International IT & Privacy Moot Court Competition, semifinalists in the 2010 John Marshall Chicago International IT & Privacy Moot Court Competition, and were awarded the Best Brief award of the 2010 Dominick L. Gabrielli Family Law Competition in Albany, New York. While in law school, Ryan interned for the Honorable Pamela A.M. Campbell of Florida’s 6th Judicial Circuit. Upon graduation, Ryan was the recipient of the E. Harris Drew Memorial Award for Excellency in Oral and Written Advocacy.