Ryan Phillips - A Cordell & Cordell Charleston Divorce Attorney

Ryan Phillips

Senior Litigation Attorney

Charleston Divorce Attorney Ryan PhillipsCharleston divorce attorney Ryan Phillips practices family law because of the unique opportunity it provides to counsel and guide clients through what is likely to be the most emotional and stressful point in their entire lives.

“The practice of family law truly evokes the lawyer’s dual roles of both attorneys and counselors,” he said.

Mr. Phillips takes pride in his attention to detail, which is crucial in working through the intricacies of the divorce process. He also encourages his clients to maintain an entirely open dialogue so that he can do his best to help them reach their goals in court.

“The more open, honest, and forthcoming you are about every aspect of your case – both the good and the bad – the better I am able to guide you through realistic goals and outcomes,” he said. “In law, possibly more so than any other profession, knowledge truly is power.”

Licenses & Admissions

Mr. Phillips is licensed to practice in South Carolina.


Mr. Phillips received his Bachelor of Arts in political science from the College of Charleston. He earned his Juris Doctor from Charleston School of Law.

Professional Experience

Prior to joining Cordell & Cordell, Mr. Phillips practiced family law, criminal law, probate, general civil litigation, and personal injury.


  • South Carolina Bar Association, 2009
  • Charleston County Bar Association, 2010 (including Family Law Section)