Ryan West is a partner at West and West,P.A. and owner of Ocean Side Investments Title Corporation. He practices litigation in Real Estate Law, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Employment Law, Family Law, Trust and Estate Administration and more. He has worked extensively in matters involving tax sales, foreclosures, real estate closings, felony charges, DUI and DWIs, LLCs, Corporations, condo associations, contract drafting, landlords, tenants, commercial transactions, wills, trusts, probate administration, construction law, licensure and regulation issues, the Civil Rights Act, Americans with Disabilities Act, Rehabilitation Act, Family and Medical Leave, Fair Labor Standards Act, Occupational Safety and Health, Employment Retirement Income Security Act, Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notifications, and Whistleblower Protection.
Mr. West began working at his grandfather's law firm, Coates, Coates and Coates, at age sixteen. During law school, he wrote on legal topics related to regulating intercollegiate and Olympic athletics in the areas of antitrust laws, labor laws, tax laws, contracts, and economics in professional, amateur, and Olympic athletics. After graduating from law school, he worked at a large real estate law firm and a medium sized employee rights law firm in Tampa, Florida. In 2016, Ryan moved back to Berlin, Maryland and passed the Maryland Bar Exam to work with his uncles, Ray Coates Jr., and Randy Coates, before they retire as lawyers at Coates, Coates and Coates.
Ryan is a member of the American Bar Association; the Maryland State Bar Association; the Florida Bar Association; and the Worcester County Bar Association. While studying for the Maryland Bar Exam, Ryan worked for the Honorable Kathleen Beckstead, Judge of the Circuit Court for Wicomico County. He is admitted to practice law in Maryland and Florida. Call Ryan to schedule a free consultation at (410) 629-7000.
Lindsey West’s practice areas are very diverse and include, but are not limited to: Family Law, Divorce, Custody Disputes, Pre and Post Nuptial Planning, Guardianships, Adoptions, Criminal Law, Real Estate Transactions and Litigation, Landlord/Tenant Matters, Probate, and Will and Trust Matters.
While in law school, Lindsey served as a legal intern to United States Magistrate Judge, Thomas E. Morris, in the Middle District of Florida. In addition, Lindsey completed a Legal Internship Program for the United States Attorney's Office in the Jacksonville Division of the Middle District of Florida. Lindsey also served as Notes and Comments Editor of the Law Review and as a teaching assistant for Tort Law. Lindsey graduated magna cum laude; in the top 2% of her law school class of 466. During her tenure in law school, Lindsey completed certificate programs in Family Law and Legal Writing and she earned highest grade recipient awards in six law school classes including: Constitutional Law, Professional Responsibility, Florida Practice and Procedure, Juvenile Justice, Florida Constitutional Law, and Family Law Mediation.
After graduating law school, Lindsey became an Associate Attorney at the Plante Law Group, PLC in Tampa, Florida. During her years working with The Plante Law Group, PLC, Lindsey gained invaluable experience representing clients with issues involving numerous aspects of Family Law and Domestic Relations Law, including but not limited to, high value divorces, interstate custody disputes, and divorces involving business interests. Lindsey also represented clients with Guardianship, Probate, Estate Planning, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Defense matters.
Lindsey left The Plante Law Group, PLC to return to the Eastern Shore of Maryland with her Family. Upon arriving in Maryland, Lindsey became a Law Clerk to the Honorable Brian D. Shockley, Circuit Court Judge for Worcester County, Maryland. After her clerkship ended, Lindsey joined Coates, Coates & Coates, P.A. then formed West and West, P.A. where she continues to grow her practice in the areas of Family and Domestic Relations Law. Lindsey is eligible to practice law in both Florida and Maryland. To consult with Lindsey Ann West regarding your case, contact the Berlin Office at 410-629-7000.