Ryan W. Porte, Esq.
University of California, Hastings College of the Law Juris Doctorate, Concentration in Civil Litigation, 2018
Honors for Outstanding Achievement in Pro Bono
Hastings Constitutional Law Quarterly, Senior Note Editor
Hastings Student Veteran Organization, President
Witkin Award for Academic Excellence, Trial Advocacy II
University of Oklahoma
Master of Arts, International Relations, 2013
University of California, Santa Barbara
Bachelor of Arts, History, 2007
California Bar Association
Fresno County Bar Association
California Association of Business Brokers
Veterans of Foreign Wars
Mr. Porte is an Associate Attorney with Raimondo | Miller with a practice focused primarily in the areas of employment and business litigation. He has extensive experience in defending businesses, individuals, and public entities in a wide range of civil matters including employment wage and hour claims, PAGA claims, Workers’ Compensation claims, discrimination (age, gender, sexual orientation), harassment, general negligence, breach of contract, contract enforcement, wrongful death, and premises liability claims.
Prior to joining RRaimondo | Miller, Mr. Porte worked for a large law firm as well as assisted a prominent California Super Lawyer and distinguished member of the American Board of Trial Advocates start a boutique firm specializing in insurance defense. While in law school, Mr. Porte worked as a certified law clerk with both the San Francisco and Sacramento District Attorneys’ Offices, as well as completed a prestigious internship with the Honorable Lawrence J. O’Neil, then Chief Justice of the Eastern District Court of California.
Since moving to the greater Fresno Area in 2017, he has grown to love this area of California and the endless opportunities for outdoor recreation it offers. He is an avid backpacker, fisherman, and skier. He also takes advantage of the fantastic growing conditions in the San Joaquin Valley and can be found tending his garden and feeding his chickens on the weekends at his small ranchette in Madera.
“Reason is the life of the law; nay, the common law itself is nothing else but reason – the law which is perfection of reason.”: – Edward Coke