Hon. Ryan C. Carson

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P.O. Box 520
(308) 236-1246
(308) 233-3693

Hon. Ryan C. Carson


2019 - present
Judge of the District Court, 9th Judicial District
Buffalo and Hall Counties


Jacobsen, Orr, Lindstrom & Holbrook, Shareholder
Kearney, NE

Taylor | Anderson, LLP, Partner
Denver, CO

Snell & Wilmer, LLP, Associate Attorney
Denver, CO

Judge Bobby R. Baldock, United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, Law Clerk
Denver, CO

Eastern New Mexico University, Adjunct Faculty
Roswell, NM


University of Notre Dame Law School, 2003
Juris Doctorate, cum laude
California State University, 2000
Bachelor of Arts, cum laude

Judicial/Law Related Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations

Nebraska State Bar Association
Supreme Court State of Colorado
Supreme Court State of Nebraska
Supreme Court State of Illinois
United States District Court for the District of Colorado
United States District Court for the District of Nebraska
United States Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals
Unites States Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals
Admitted pro hac vice in multiple states

Community Activities

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), former volunteer and board member
Buffalo County Volunteer Lawyers Project
Nebraska State Bar Association, Practice and Procedure Committee, Chair 
Nebraska Committee on Civil Justice Reform, member
Junior Achievement, former board member and volunteer teacher

Speeches & Publications

Issue Editor, The Nebraska Lawyer Magazine, Post-Loss Assignment of Claims in Nebraska: Balancing the Interests of Consumers and Insurers After Millard Gutter v. Farm Bureau, Vol . 20 No.5, pp. 27-32, September/October 2017

Honors and Awards

Leadership Nebraska Class IX, Graduate and Selected Speaker, 2017

Pro Bono of the Year Award, Snell & Wilmer, LLP, 2007