Ryan C. Colton, Esq. 41 Harrison Street PO Box 2766 Taunton, Massachusetts 02780 Telephone: (508)822-6750 Fax: (508)824-2820 Email: RyanColton@RyanColton.com
Biography Attorney Colton was born in Boston and raised in Taunton, Massachusetts. He graduated from Taunton High School and completed a post graduate year at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut. While at Choate, he was a member of the Football team and was selected to the All New England Prep School Football Team as a Quarterback.
Attorney Colton went onto Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvannia. He was a member of the Bucknell Bison Football team for all four years as a quarterback and was selected to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll. He was also a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. While a Junior at Bucknell, Attorney Colton attended the Washington Semester Program at American University in Washington, DC and interned in the office of legendary United States Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts).
Upon graduation from Bucknell, Attorney Colton returned to Massachusetts and enrolled in New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Upon graduation, he was sworn into the Massachusetts Bar. During law school, along with being a Dean's List student, Attorney Colton was employed as District Director for State Senator Marc R. Pacheco (D-Taunton).
Mr. Colton is very active in the Greater Taunton community. In 2006, he founded the Maureen Colton Scholarship Fund in memory of his mother, a former teacher and community volunteer. The Maureen Colton Scholarship Fund has helped many young people from the Greater Taunton area in furthering their education.
On November 3rd, 2009, Mr. Colton was elected to the Taunton Municipal Council. He placed second overall out of sixteen candidates for the nine-member council and was the only newcomer elected. Mr. Colton took office on January 4th, 2010.
Additionally, Mr. Colton is a member of the Taunton Lodge of Elks #150, the Co-Chair of the Taunton Democratic City Committee, the Massachusetts Bar Association, the Bristol County Bar Association and is involved in numerous civic and political organizations. Additionally, he is commissioned as a Notary Public in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Ryan is the son of John T. and the late Maureen Colton.
Education New England School of Law Boston, Massachusetts Juris Doctor
Bucknell University Lewisburg, Pennsylvannia Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
Choate Rosemary Hall Wallingford, Connecticut Post Graduate
Taunton High School Taunton, Mass
Bar Admissions and Commissions Commonwealth of Massachusetts Bar Notary Public, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Organizations American Bar Association Massachusetts Bar Association Bristol County Bar Association Taunton Democratic City Committee, Chair Plymouth County Democratic League Bristol County Democratic League Taunton Lodge of Elks #150 Bristol-Plymouth Dental Hygiene Advisory Committee The National Football Foundation Morton Hospital and Medical Center, Corporator