Mumper, Ryan J.

Ryan J. Mumper

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Ryan J. Mumper's practice is focused in the areas of landlord-tenant law, civil litigation, business law, family law, and misdemeanor criminal defense. He is licensed and admitted to the North Carolina State Bar and is a member of the 18th Judicial District Bar. In 2021, he was elected to serve on the Board of the Orange County Bar Association. 

Ryan received his J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law as a scholar in the Business Law & Ethics program. There, he served as Competition Chair of the Georgia Law Negotiation Team, finishing as a Semi-Finalist in the 2018 American Bar Association Negotiation Competition. Ryan also served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law. A Chapel Hill native, Ryan graduated from Chapel Hill High School and received a B.A., with distinction, from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

At Maitland & English, Ryan approaches every case with a pragmatic and attentive nature. He has represented landlords and tenants across the Triangle region, successfully litigated business disputes, formed and advised successful business entities for entrepreneurs, negotiated and executed contracts for local restaurants and companies, resolved stressful and complex family law matters, and successfully represented defendants in criminal trial.

Ryan also serves as an Officer in the United States Army Reserve and recently completed a year-long active-duty mobilization to Fort Bragg, NC. In his free time, Ryan enjoys giving back to his hometown community, golfing, traveling, and cheering on the North Carolina Tar Heels and Georgia Bulldogs.


  • University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
    • J.D. – 2018
  • University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
    • B.A. – 2015

Published Works

  • Limb Law: Licensing Solutions for the Prosthetic Industry’s Patentability and Cost Crisis, Journal of Intellectual Property Law, Vol. 24. Issue 2, 2018

Professional Associations

  • Orange County Bar Association – Board Member
  • 18th Judicial District Bar
  • North Carolina State Bar
  • North Carolina Bar Association
  • Chapel Hill Young Professionals

Current Employment Position

  • Associate Attorney

Practice Areas

  • Landlord-Tenant Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Small Business Law
  • Family Law
  • Traffic and Criminal Law

Bar Admissions

  • North Carolina
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