Ryan C. Addis


Ryan Addis’ practice focuses on the defense of premises liability, product liability, healthcare, construction, and public entity matters. He represents municipalities, contractors, and businesses throughout all phases of litigation in both state and federal court. 

Mr. Addis also serves as a City Attorney for the City of Columbus, Montana, where he prosecutes misdemeanors and provides counsel to City officials regarding land use, personnel, zoning, contracts, and other City-related matters.  Previously, Mr. Addis was a was a Deputy County Attorney at the Yellowstone and Stillwater County Attorney’s Offices, where he prosecuted felony and misdemeanor crimes. 

While earning his law degree at the University of Cincinnati College of Law, Mr. Addis was a part of an independent research project on the Supreme Court’s interpretive rule of mens rea of federal court statutes. Mr. Addis also was an Instructor at The Law and Leadership Institute, where he prepared students for mock trials and instructed on a wide variety of legal issues.

Bar Admissions

  • Montana, 2014
  • Colorado (inactive), 2017
  • Wyoming (inactive), 2017
  • U.S. District Court, District of Montana


Billings Office

175 North 27th Street
Suite 1101
Billings, MT 59101


JD: University of Cincinnati College of Law, 2014, Dean’s List
BA: West Virginia University, 2011, History, Minor in Philosophy, summa cum laude



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Professional Associations
  • Montana State Bar Association
Business & Community Service
  • Cincinnati Intellectual Property and Computer Law Journal, Founding Member, 2012-2014

  • Asian Pacific American Law Student Association, Treasurer, 2011-2013