Ryan Coward

Ryan Coward

Aviso Law, LLC
  • Criminal Law, Military Law, White Collar Crime ...
  • Colorado
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Licensed for over 15 years, Mr. Coward is a seasoned, skilled litigator with over 80 successful trials to date. An award-winning Colorado attorney, his practice areas include: Civil Rights Litigation, Employment Litigation, Criminal Defense and Military Court-Martial Defense.

Mr. Coward is on the forefront of modern day trial practice and has represented many complex and high profile cases. Mr. Coward provides world-class representation and aggressively litigates on behalf of his clients.

Mr. Coward has been selected for numerous awards including: a Super Lawyers Rising Star, one of the top 100 trials attorneys by The National Trial Lawyers, a top 10 under 40 criminal defense attorney and as a Denver’s Top Lawyers by 5280 Magazine 2015-2017 and in 2020.

Practice Areas
Criminal Law
Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
Military Law
White Collar Crime
Appeals & Appellate
Federal Appeals
DUI & DWI
Fees
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Colorado
Colorado Supreme Court
ID Number: 38906
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10th Circuit
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U.S. Army Court of Criminal Appeals
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U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
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U.S. District Court of Colorado
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Languages
  • English
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Aviso Law, LLC
- Current
Attorney
U.S. Army JAG Corps
- Current
Appellate Attorney, 2023-Current; Chief of Military Justice, 2021-2023; General Counsel, 2018-2021; Defense Appellate Attorney, 2015-2018; Capital Defense Counsel, 2012-2015; Brigade Judge Advocate, 2011-2012; General Counsel, 2010-2011; Federal Trial Counsel, 2008-2010
Director/Co-Founder
Veteran's Legal Support Clinic, UIC John Marshall Law School
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Education
University of Illinois - Chicago John Marshall Law School
J.D. (2007) | Law
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DePaul University
B.A. (2004) | Music & International Studies
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Awards
Super Lawyer
Super Lawyers
2022-2024
Top 100 Trial Lawyers
National Trial Lawyers
Top Attorney in Military and Veterans Law
Colo Spgs Magazine
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2015-2021
Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorney
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Denver’s Top Lawyers
5280 Magazine
2015-2017, 2020
Veteran Small Business Owner of the Year
The Colorado Springs Business Journal
Top 10 Under 40 Criminal Defense Attorney
National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys
2015-2020
Top 40 Under 40
National Trial Lawyers
The Spirit of John Marshall Award
The John Marshall Law School Board of Trustees
Award for Excellence in Legal Assistance
American Bar Association, Standing Committee on Legal Assistance for Military Personnel
Professional Associations
Colorado Criminal Defense Bar
Member
Current
Activities: Board of Directors 2023-2024
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Colorado Bar Association
Member
Current
Activities: Military & Veterans Law Section Chair, 2020
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Colorado Hispanic Bar Association
Member
Current
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The John Marshall Law School Veterans Legal Center and Clinic
Advisory Board
Current
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State Bar of Colorado  # 38906
Member
- Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Veterans Fight for Benefits
Chicago Public Radio
Speaking Engagements
Capital Defense in the Military Setting, University of Denver Law School
Veterans Benefits and Active Duty Military Personnel, The John Marshall Law School, Veterans Benefits Conference
Introduction to the Army JAG Corps, University of Nebraska Law School
Veterans Administration: Application & Appeal for Health & Education Benefits, The John Marshall Law School, Veterans Benefits CLE
Websites & Blogs
Website
Aviso Law, LLC
Website
Court Martial Law
Blog
Criminal Law Blog – Aviso Law, LLC
Contact & Map
Aviso Law, LLC
Colorado Springs Office
618 N. Tejon Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Telephone: (719) 247-3111
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
Aviso Law, LLC
Denver Office
2590 Walnut St.
Denver, CO 80205
Monday: 8 AM - 5 PM (Today)
Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed