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About John

Mr. Ryland is a director with the firm and has been with Provosty since 1996. He has more than twenty years of litigation experience in various areas of the law, and also advises clients in corporate and taxation matters. Mr. Ryland concentrates his practice in the areas of Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Taxation, Estate Planning, Personal/Commercial Property and Casualty Litigation. Mr. Ryland has tried numerous matters in venues, both federal and state, all over Louisiana involving various legal issues. He has also done extensive appellate work and appeared before all Louisiana’s appellate courts as well as the United States Fifth District Court of Appeals.

Areas of Practice

Estate Planning, Probate, Tax.


  • AV Peer Review Rated certification from Martindale-Hubbell


  • Louisiana State Bar Association
  • Alexandria Inns of Court
  • the Defense Research Institute
  • the Louisiana Association of Defense Counsel
  • and the Tax Section of the Louisiana Bar Association.