Ryan J. Galka

Senior Trial Counsel

Ryan J. Galka Attorney Profile | Kelley Kronenberg

Overview

Ryan Galka serves as Senior Trial Counsel at Kelley Kronenberg. In her role, Ryan will handle all aspects of litigation within the firm’s First-Party Property Insurance Defense Division, including trial proceedings. Ryan will also be the primary advisor for our attorneys, providing critical guidance in all matters ranging from discovery to trial advocacy across the firm’s various divisions. 

Before joining Kelley Kronenberg, Ryan served as Senior Managing Associate General Counsel at one of Florida’s leading homeowners’ insurance carriers. In this capacity, she played a pivotal role in developing and implementing standardized operating procedures, leading a company-wide trial team, conducting extensive trial training for the litigation department, and working closely with in-house litigation attorneys.  

Ryan began her legal career as an Assistant State Attorney for the 17th Judicial Circuit in Broward County, where she conducted over 90 jury trials and prosecuted thousands of cases. Her responsibilities included handling every aspect of cases from inception, beginning with case filing through trial. She spent the last 3 years of her time at the Broward State Attorney’s Office as a supervisor in the Misdemeanor Trial Unit, training and trying cases with new attorneys. 

With over a decade of legal experience, Ryan brings a wealth of knowledge in trial practice and various areas of law, including personal injury, wrongful death, medical malpractice, premises liability, personal injury protection, first-party property, and criminal law. Ryan’s extensive experience and strategic insight make her a valuable addition to Kelley Kronenberg’s team, further enhancing the firm’s capability to provide exceptional legal services to its clients. 

Ryan graduated cum laude from the University of Florida, earning a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology. During her time there, she served as President and Social Chair for the University of Florida Pre-Legal Honor Society. 

She furthered her education by obtaining her Juris Doctor degree from Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law. Throughout her academic tenure, Ryan distinguished herself in various leadership capacities, including President, Vice President, and First-Year Law Student Representative of the Student Bar Association. Her outstanding active involvement earned her the title of Nova Southeastern University Student of the Year and Law Student of the Year. Additionally, she was an active member of both the Moot Court Society and the Nova Trial Association, securing victory in the Upper Class Feinrider Moot Court Competition. Ryan’s commitment to community service was recognized through her induction into the Pro Bono Honors Program as a Gold Level Recipient, in acknowledgment of her completion of over 300 hours of pro bono service. 

 

  • Florida 
  • New York 
  • District of Columbia 
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Florida 
  • Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad College of Law, J.D., 2010 
  • University of Florida, B.S./B.A., 2007 


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