Our Lawyers

Defending central Virginia

Dedicated and capable advocates who are proud to defend clients of central Virginia.

Let our attorneys represent you. Serving Madison, Culpeper, Orange, Greene, Albemarle, Louisa, and Fluvanna counties.


Ryan Rakness

Ryan Rakness

Ryan Rakness is a 2010 graduate of the University of Virginia Law School.  Prior to law school, he obtained his Master’s Degree in Political Science from Fordham University and his undergraduate degree from Berry College, in Rome Georgia.  

Ryan began his career as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney in Orange County, Virginia.  After two years as a prosecutor, Ryan opened his own practice in Madison, Virginia with a concentration in traffic, misdemeanor, and complex criminal defense.

Ryan enjoys spending time with his wife and four children when not working. His other interests include supporting UVA athletics especially football, wrestling, lacrosse, and baseball. 


Hannon Wright

Hannon Wright

Hannon Wright is a litigator that works hard for his clients. Since his 2003 graduation from the University of Virginia School of Law, Hannon has been dedicated to serving people.  Prior to joining Ryan in their current practice of law, Hannon was mobilized as a reservist on active duty as a staff judge advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps. Before returning to active duty, Hannon spent two and a half years in Virginia Beach as an associate attorney at the Stallings Law Group working in a wide range of litigation areas from personal injury to criminal law to divorce and custody matters. This practical knowledge combined with his time prosecuting as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney and military trial counsel gave him substantial courtroom experience.

Hannon Wright’s practice areas include criminal defense, family law, and a wide range of civil litigation to include personal injury.

A former college lacrosse coach and Marine Corps prosecutor, Hannon Wright brings boldness and work ethic as well as a strong capacity for teamwork to the practice of law. Contact Hannon Wright now for help with your issue.

Hannon is a 1999 graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences at UVA and played four years on the men’s lacrosse team. He enjoys coaching lacrosse and raising his two children with his wife.avvo-client-choice-badge