I-9 Audits: Tips for Employers Read More

Intellectual Property

Patent Reform: Learn about the America Invents Act Read More

Employment & Labor Relations

Annual Labor and Employment Law Seminar — April 26, 2012 Read More

Start-Up Launchpad

24-hour access to online legal resources for startups Read More

Best Lawyers In America 2011

Davis Brown had 26 lawyers honored Read More

Health Law

Healthcare Compliance Toolkit Read More

Ryan L. Haaland

Ryan joined the Davis Brown Law Firm Ames office in 2016 as a Special Counsel with a general practice. In 2018, he served on the firm’s Board of Directors. 

Ryan works with clients in a variety of areas, but has a stronger focus on real estate, estate planning and probate administration, and business formation and counseling.



  • Represents both individual and business clients, in the purchase and sale of residential, commercial, and agricultural property.
  • Represents clients in starting new businesses as well as the purchase and sale of already existing businesses.  
  • Counsels clients in estate planning matters, such as drafting wills, trusts, and power of attorney instruments.
  • Represents clients in the administration of estates and trusts.  



  • Iowa Chapter, USA Regional Real Estate, with Robert J. Douglas, David M. Erickson, and Christopher S. Talcott, Chambers and Partners, 2019.
  • Unbundled Client Services, Story County Bar Association, March 2016.
  • EDMS Training Presenter, Johnson County Magistrates, 2014.


  • 2018 Great Plains Super Lawyers Rising Stars, Real Estate. Ryan was also selected for Rising Stars in 2017.