Ryan Kuchmaner is an associate with Black McCuskey and focuses his practice in the areas of business, litigation, commercial, real estate, estate planning, probate and trust administration, asset protection, and elder law.
A graduate of the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, Ryan served as an officer of the Delta Theta Phi legal fraternity and was a member of the Student Bar Association. While attending law school, he participated in the accelerated joint degree program, concurrently earning his Master of Business Administration degree from the Case Western Reserve University Weatherhead School of Management in only three years, focusing on banking and finance.
Prior to earning his J.D./M.B.A., Ryan attended The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business, receiving his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a Specialization in Finance.
Ryan has been named a Rising Star for 2016 by Ohio Super Lawyers magazine. No more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected and candidates must e either 40 years or younger, or in practice ten years or less.
In 2015, Ryan was selected as one of 20 outstanding leaders under the age of 40 by ystark! (the network of young professionals in the greater Canton area) and The Repository. He is also a recipient of the 2015 Golden Hammer Award presented by Habitat of Humanity of Stark and Carroll Counties, Inc. Ryan is an active member of the Canton Regional Chamber of Commerce and past Executive Board Member of ystark!. He previously served as the Co-Chair of the ystark! Business Outreach Committee, where he and his team created and executed a first-ever census to measure the number of young professionals in the Stark County community. Additionally, Ryan serves on the Stark Community Foundation Trust & Estate Planning Committee, the Stark Bar Association Technology Committee and is Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Canton Players Guild Theatre, which is recognized as one of the oldest continually operating volunteer-based theatres in the nation. Ryan is a graduate of the 28th class of the Signature Program of Leadership Stark County. He is a member of the Stark County Bar Association, Ohio State Bar Association, and Akron Bar Association.