Ryan J. Ott

300 John Q. Hammons Parkway
Suite 603
Springfield, MO 65806

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Ryan Ott is an associate with Brown & James, P.C., practicing in the firm’s Springfield, Mo., office. After graduating from the University of Kansas School of Law, he accepted the position of Research Attorney for the Honorable Anthony J. Powell, Kansas Court of Appeals. Ryan joined Brown & James in 2022. In his free time, Ryan enjoys hiking, catching Springfield Cardinals games, and spending time with his dog, Wojtyla.

Prior Legal Experience
Research Attorney (Clerkship) with Judge Anthony J. Powell on the Kansas Court of Appeals

Academic Honors and Activities
Spring 2018 Criminal Procedure CALI Award

More About Ryan


  • University of Kansas School of Law (J.D., 2019)
  • University of Kansas (B.A., Political Science and Global and International Studies, 2016)

Bar Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri


  • Author, May the Factors Be Ever in Your Favor: How Murr v. Wisconsin Sows Confusion in the Regulatory Takings Field, 67 Kan. L. Rev. 423 (2018).