Team Profiles

Meet the Team at O'Ryan Law Firm

Our team is fiercely committed to helping people receive the disability, health and life insurance benefits they need and deserve. Facing insurance companies in these disputes requires considerable knowledge, experience and preparedness. We are equipped to meet these challenges and give our clients a chance at achieving success.

Bridget O'Ryan

Picture of Bridget O'Ryan Bridget O'Ryan received her law degree from Florida State University College of Law, and has been practicing law in Indiana since 1995. She has focused her practice on the areas of disability claims, health insurance, life insurance, long term care benefits, and employee benefits. O'Ryan has taught numerous classes and seminars on the subject of ERISA law. Read more

Lyndsie Schnaus

Picture of Lyndsie SchnausLyndsie Schnaus is a paralegal with the O’Ryan Law Firm. She obtained her Bachelors of Science degree in Criminal Justice from Indiana University in 2007. Prior to joining O’Ryan Law Firm, she worked for a law firm which coordinated legal, financial and health care solutions for families. She also spent two years working as an Investigator for the Department of Labor and was awarded the Exemplary Contribution or Service Award in 2013. Lyndsie also spent five years working as a Legal Assistant for the Social Security Administration monitoring hearings, serving as a trainer and lead mentor and she also provided support to an Administrative Law Judge in processing Social Security disability claims. At O’Ryan Law Firm, Lyndsie focuses mainly on preparing compelling appeals to convince insurance companies to reverse their denial of disability benefits. In her free time, she loves spending time outdoors with her son and husband. She also enjoys biking, hiking, and yoga.

Maribeth Essig

Picture of Maribeth EssigMaribeth has been a legal assistant with the O’Ryan Law Firm since 2008. She previously worked at Smyth & Associates, preparing wills and trusts, and prior to that worked for the law firm formerly known as Sommer & Barnard. At O’Ryan Law Firm, Maribeth focuses mainly on claim file reviews and drafting appeals and complaints. She is the liaison between our clients and the insurance companies. Maribeth has several outside interests, including massage therapy, Transcendental Meditation, movies, concerts and sports.

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