Ryan J. Hartford


Preferred Practice

Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Employment Law, Builders Liens


(403) 331-2876



B.Sc. - BYU Hawaii

J.D. - University of Alberta

Call to Bar

2017, Alberta

Ryan graduated with high honours from BYU-Hawaii and worked for five years with a major bank before obtaining his J.D. degree at the University of Alberta. Called to the bar in 2017, Ryan has advised and represented clients in relation to contract and property matters, employment law and digital privacy law. Ryan also has experience with real estate transactions, family and divorce matters, and wills and estates.

Ryan brings a personal and practical perspective to his legal practice. Through his residence and travels in places from France to Japan, Ryan has developed an ability to connect with people and cutures from around the world. Since his return to Alberta, he has enjoyed a return to his roots and assisting with issues faced by both rural and urban Albertans. Ryan is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, Lethbridge Bar Association and enjoys engaging with the community through Lethbridge Legal Guidance, church service, community events, and other ways. His experience with service and desire to help people motivates him to provide the best information and results to his clients. 

In his spare time Ryan enjoys most sports, the outdoors, family time and especially any combination of them.