Ryan L. Bostic

Ryan L. Bostic

Email: ryan@cslaw.com
Office: (704) 940-9128
Mobile: (304) 228-5451
Location: Charlotte

Ryan was born and raised in Beckley, West Virginia. From there, he attended West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia on a Promise Scholarship, earning a Bachelor of Arts degree. He received his Juris Doctorate from the Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Virginia. While in law school, Ryan served as an Associate Editor and Senior Student Notes and Comments Editor for the Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal, he was a member of the national moot court team taking best preliminary round advocate at the Pace National Environmental Moot Court Competition, and served as a teaching assistant for appellate advocacy. Ryan was a member of Phi Delta Phi, a legal honor society, and served as a assistant high school soccer and wrestling coach. Ryan further served as a judicial extern for the Honorable Thomas E. Johnston, United States District Court for the Southern Distirct of West Virginia.

Litigation is the primary focus of Ryan's practice, from employment matters, including OSHA violations and Title VII, to civil rights, and general insurance defense. Ryan has litigated several officer-involved shootings along with wrongful death claims from trucking accidents and construction defect claims. He also has significant experience in appellate advocacy before both state and federal appellate courts.

Ryan is a member of the North Carolina Bar Association, the West Virginia Bar Association, and the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys where he serves as the social chair for the young lawyers committee. He is also an adjunct professor at Gaston College where he teaches civil liability.

Ryan resides in Charlotte with his girlfriend Sarah, who is also an attorney. When not discussing legal minutiae, they enjoy attending sporting events around Charlotte, cheering on the West Virginia Mountaineers, and traveling to new and exciting places.

  • Appellate
  • Business Litigation
  • Day Care Abuse and Neglect
  • Defamation, Libel and Slander
  • Dram Shop and Liquor Liability
  • Employment
  • HOA & Community Associations
  • Insurance Coverage and Bad Faith
  • Litigation
  • Motor Vehicle Liability
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Products Liability
  • Trucking and Transportation
  • Wrongful Arrest and False Imprisonment
  • Wrongful Death
  • West Virginia 2010
  • Southern District of WV
  • North Carolina 2012
  • Western District of North Carolina
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals
  • West Virginia University, Bachelor of Arts, political science 2007
  • Appalachian School of Law, Juris Doctorate, 2010
  • Associate Editor, Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal
  • Senior Student Notes and Comments Editor, Appalachian Natural Resources Law Journal
  • National Moot Court team member
  • Best Preliminary Round Advocate, Pace National Environmental Moot Court Competition
  • Teaching Assistant to appellate advocacy
  • Phi Delta Phi, legal honor society
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • West Virginia Bar Association
  • Gaston County Bar Association
  • North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys

Hart v. Brienza, 784 S.E.2d 211 (N.C. App. 2016)

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