Ryan has called Southport, North Carolina home since the early-Nineties. He was born in Southern California and grew up on both coasts, traveling between Southport and Seattle, Washington through middle and high school. Ryan graduated with distinction from the University of Washington in Seattle in 2003 with a degree in Comparative Literature. He returned to Southport after college and received his North Carolina broker’s license in 2004, practicing general brokerage in Brunswick County. In an effort to best serve his clients, Ryan chose to attend law school at Campbell University and received his law degree in 2011, earning book awards in Business Organizations and Foundations of Law. He began practicing with an established law office in Brunswick County in 2011 before starting his own firm in the fall of 2016. The Law Office of Ryan W. Johnson opened its current location on Howe St. in Southport in the spring of 2017 and continues to focus on estate planning and real estate transactions. The firm is proud to offer its collective experience and exemplary service to the residents of Ryan’s hometown and surrounding neighborhoods.
Ryan lives in Southport with his girlfriend, Kimberly, her teenage son, and their loveable red doberman, Suzi. In his spare time Ryan enjoys reading, painting and drawing, listening to vinyl records, playing tennis, and collecting books and art work. He maintains an active art studio in Southport with a friend whom he met as a client.