502 24th St. NW
Bemidji, MN 56601
(218) 444-1750

Ryan K. Kieson

Ryan concentrates his practice in the general areas of real estate law, corporate law, business organization, collection law and estate planning/probate law. 

Ryan joined the firm after graduating from law school in 1997 when it was known as Drahos and Young.  He now serves as the President of the firm.  He obtained his J.D. from the University of North Dakota School of Law.  While in Law School, Ryan was a law clerk at the firm of Pearson, Christensen, & Clapp in Grand Forks, ND.  Ryan has a Bachelor of Science from Dickinson State University with a major in Business Administration.

Ryan is originally from Watford City, ND.  He currently lives in Bemidji with his wife Nicole and their two children.  In his spare time, Ryan enjoys fishing, hunting, playing racquetball and working on his 1954 Chevrolet 210.

Areas of Practice

  • Real Estate
  • Commercial Transactions
  • Corporate Law
  • Business Organization 
  • Collections/Foreclosures
  • Landlord/Tenant
  • Wills and Trusts
  • Probate

Admitted to Practice

  • 1997: Minnesota
  • 1999: U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota 


  • University of North Dakota School of Law
  • Juris Doctorate - 1997
  • Dickinson State University
  • Bachelor of Science (Cum Laude) - 1992
  • Major - Business Administration
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