Ryan Stodtmeister
Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd.

500 Damonte Ranch Parkway Suite 860
Reno, NV 89521
TEL: (775) 823-9455

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About Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd.

Anderson, Dorn & Rader, Ltd. is a firm focusing on estate planning, probate, trust administration and elder law issues. Based in Reno, NV, our mission is to provide residents of Reno and surrounding areas with quality estate planning resources, such as assistance with Living Trusts, Wills (simple & complex), Probate, Trust Administration, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Irrevocable Trusts, Family Limited Partnerships, and Charitable Giving. When you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing such an important issue concerning both you and your family. We want to arm you with the information you need to make an informed decision about your family's future. Visit our online Estate Planning Information Center to obtain timely, quality information on estate planning and related issues, including complimentary issues of our Special Reports and Estate Planning News articles. Residents of Reno and surrounding areas can register to attend our Estate Planning Seminars.


Ryan Stodtmeister is an attorney with the law firm and practices in the areas of estate planning, business planning, and asset protection. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Stodtmeister worked for a large regional law firm and gained valuable experience in the area of civil litigation, representing clients in matters ranging from small claims disputes and straightforward arbitration hearings to complex litigation, appeals, and corporate affairs. His experience helping individuals and businesses provides him with a unique set of skills to help his clients achieve their wealth and legacy planning goals.


Mr. Stodtmeister attended Brigham Young University where he graduated magna cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts degree in English in 2006. In 2008 he received a Master of Arts degree from New York University in Interdisciplinary Humanities and Social Thought. Mr. Stodtmeister subsequently taught and studied as a Ph.D. candidate in UC Santa Barbara’s English department. In 2016, he earned his Juris Doctorate degree from the UCLA School of Law with a specialization in business law. Mr. Stodtmeister is a member of the American Bar Association, the Washoe County Bar Association, and the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys.


Ryan is a third generation Nevadan who considers himself lucky to be able to work and raise his family in his hometown of Reno, NV. In 2004 he married his high school sweetheart, Whitney, with whom he has three children. Ryan and Whitney strive to serve in their church and community and support local organizations focused on protecting and assisting survivors of domestic violence and trafficking. In the winter you can find the Stodtmeister family skiing at Mt. Rose and in the summer wake surfing and fishing out on Pyramid Lake. Ryan is also passionate about golf, literature, and film.

About the American Academy of Estate Planning Attorneys

The Academy is a national organization dedicated to promoting excellence in estate planning by providing its exclusive membership of attorneys with up-to-date research on estate and tax planning, educational materials, and other important resources to empower them to provide superior estate planning services. The Academy expects members to have at least 36 hours of legal education each year specifically in estate, tax, probate and/or elder law subjects. To ensure this goal is met, the Academy provides over 40 hours of continuing legal education each year. Since 1993, the Academy has also been a highly-regarded and sought-after resource for attorneys and consumers alike, and has been recognized by Consumer Reports, Suze Orman in her book, 9 Steps to Financial Freedom and numerous times by Money Magazine.