Ryan Lewis was born and raised in Pocatello. Ryan graduated from Idaho State University in 2000 with a B.A. in Finance, and then the University of Idaho College of Law in 2003. While at the University of Idaho College of Law Ryan competed in the McNichols Moot Court competition in which he received the Best Brief and Oralist awards. After law school, he returned to the area to practice law and served as a Law Clerk to the Honorable Peter D. McDermott. He has practiced law locally since 2004. Ryan enjoys spending any free time with his family.