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  • 5.0/5.0

    Excellent attorney who not only has superior legal skills but is very experienced in the area of digital technology.

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    I have known Lisa Polansky in a professional capacity for almost 25 years. We practiced together in the Los Angeles County Public Defender Office. Ms Polansky is one of the best lawyers with whom I have had the pleasure of working. She is d...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    I worked with Janene for years. She represents her clients zealously and in an ethical manner. I hold her ability in very high regard. She also takes the the time to share her knowledge and improve other lawyers.

    — Peer

  • 5.0/5.0

    Lisa Polansky is a creative and experienced attorney. She thinks outside the box and works tirelessly on behalf of her clients. I have worked with her on several cases and have turned to her for advice many times. She serves her clients wit...
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  • 5.0/5.0

    Lisa is a very tough, intelligent, well respected lawyer.

    — Peer

Ryan Dawson is an Associate at the Polansky Law Firm. His practice focuses on trial court level criminal defense having tried numerous criminal cases to a jury. Ryan is a dedicated advocate of the jury trial system. In the summer of 2018 he attended the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College Defense of the Damned program. While there, Ryan spent over a week working from 9am to 9pm with the best trial lawyers in the country to learn the most effective methods for convincing juries of his clients’ innocence.

Mr. Dawson has worked extensively with clients of non-citizen immigration status and has successfully litigated countless criminal cases in situations where immigration savvy resolutions were necessary. Prior to joining the Polansky Law Firm, Ryan worked with Ted Hess & Associates, primarily an immigration firm where he was the criminal defense attorney for the firm’s immigration clients.

He earned his J.D. from Loyola University New Orleans, and his B.A. from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is admitted to the Colorado bar. He is a member of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Colorado Criminal Defense Bar.

Admission: Colorado, 2016