Ryan M. Harrison Sr. was named as a Distinguished Alumni Rising Star by California State University and received the 40 Under 40 Award through the Sacramento Business Journal in 2017.
SACRAMENTO, CA, January 19, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Ryan M. Harrison Sr. has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Having grown up in a disadvantaged neighborhood, Mr. Harrison was driven to pursue a career in service to others, which has culminated in his current role as an attorney with Jackson Lewis PC. In this capacity, he represents a wide range of clients, including a community college district that operates four campuses in the area. Previously, Mr. Harrison worked as an attorney for Lozano Smith, Board of Appeals Commissioner and planning commissioner for the City of West Sacramento, the principal consultant for the California State Senate and a law clerk for Hanson Bridgett LLP.
Additionally, Mr. Harrison has gained valuable expertise in the field as a judicial extern for the Supreme Court of California, with the California State Board of Equalization, where he was graduate student assistant to the chairman, the Nehemiah Emerging Leaders Program, California State University, and as the senate sergeant-at-arms for the California State Senate. Driven to remain aware of changes in the field, he aligns himself with the American Bar Association, the Sacramento County Bar Association, the California Association of Black Lawyers, the National Black Lawyers Association, the Wiley Manuel Bar Association and 100 Black Men of Sacramento, to name only a few.
Noted as an expert in his field, Mr. Harrison holds a certificate of mastery of Argentinian culture and history, Spanish language and Argentine culture through the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo. Furthermore, he attained a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from the University of California Davis, a Peace Officer Certification for Special Investigators and a Master of Science in criminal justice through California State University, Sacramento. Mr. Harrison concluded his academic efforts at the University of California's Hastings College of the Law, from which he earned a Doctor of Jurisprudence.
Due to his outstanding breadth of knowledge, Mr. Harrison has contributed a number of articles for various professional publications. Furthermore, he has testified as a technical expert on assembly bills 490 and 958. For his professional achievements, he was named as a Distinguished Alumni Rising Star by California State University and received the 40 Under 40 Award through the Sacramento Business Journal in 2017. Since then, he has also been named as a Super Lawyer Rising Star, and earned the 40 Under 40 Award via the National Black Lawyers, the Loren Miller Lawyer of the Year Award through the California Association of Black Lawyers, and the Attorney of the Year Award through the Wiley Manuel Bar Association of Sacramento County. While his career has been filled with highlights, Mr. Harrison is most proud of his recognition through the California Association of Black Lawyers, which represents all Black lawyers and judges in the State of California.
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