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Ryleigh Wolverton

Associate

Biography

Ryleigh Wolverton joined Ford + Bergner LLP in 2022. Ms. Wolverton's work includes probate, guardianships, estate planning, and trusts. As one of six children, Ms. Wolverton is aware of the importance of family dynamics and works patiently with families to ensure their life-planning goals are met.

Ms. Wolverton received a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Louisiana State University in 2018 and a Juris Doctor from the Paul M. Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University in 2021. During law school, she was a member of three negotiation competition teams and served on the Board of Advocates Executive Board. As an executive she worked diligently with competition team members to prepare them for successful competitions. She was also actively involved as a legal writing tutor for first year law students. Her love of writing along with her scientific background give her a unique perspective on legal issues.

Before joining Ford + Bergner LLP, Ms. Wolverton's practice focused on personal injury defense, Texas and federal workers' compensation defense, and contract interpretation and insurance coverage issues.

Ms. Wolverton's three younger brothers were adopted individually from the foster care system and she is an enthusiastic advocate for adoption and support of biological as well as adoptive families. Besides spending time with family, she is a huge supporter of her LSU tigers and loves a little friendly competition during football season.

Education

  • Louisiana State University, Paul M. Hebert Law Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Juris Doctor - 2021
  • Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
    • Bachelor of Science - 2018
    • Major: Kinesiology

Bar Admission

  • Texas, 2021
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas