Who We Are


Founding Partner and Lawyer


Ryan opened the financial law firm in August of 2013. Prior to this, Ryan worked as an associate attorney for Robert J. Semrad & Associates. He focused on bankruptcy, foreclosure, and estate planning.

While at RJS, He worked with over 500 Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases, along with more than 1000 Chapter 7 bankruptcies. In the spring of 2013, Ryan Waite worked as a financial law advisor at the Law Offices of Jason Landgraf. While at the Landgraf Law Firm, Ryan Waite was responsible for overseeing the Bankruptcy Law Department.

Mr. Waite completed his undergraduate studies at Saint Ambrose University, with an emphasis in Political Science & Business Administration. Ryan Waite was a two-time letter winner for the Saint Ambrose football team. He went on to receive his Juris Doctorate, or law degree, from The John Marshall Law School in 2011. While in law school, Ryan was a law clerk for the Honorable Thomas L. Hogan in the Law Division at the Daley Center in Chicago, Illinois
Waite Law Michelle Jones


Attorney Assistant 

Michelle Jones has been working with Ryan for the last 4 years. She is Ryan’s personal assistant in all matters pertaining to Real Estate. If you choose to work with the Waite Law Firm, she’ll be your “Go To Gal.” Michelle is a wife and mother of four sons, she thrives on taking care of people’s needs and excels in her work ethic with strong interpersonal skills.

Michelle attended Bevill State Community College for Office Administration and was hired by an Attorney from Reli Title in Birmingham, AL, where she began to learn the many facets of Title work and Real Estate. After moving back home to Chicago with her family, she continued in Real Estate and enjoys working with people in a field where she is ever learning, and growing while assisting others.