Ralph E. Guderian brings over three decades of legal experience to Ribbeck Law. Mr. Guderian worked for the US Department of Defense, where he settled and successfully tried numerous cases. Mr. Guderian is a Certified Public Accountant and is qualified to served as a judge during his distinguished and successful legal career.
Mr. Guderian earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce with a major in Accounting and a minor in Psychology and Management from the world renowned DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. Thereafter, Mr. Guderian earned his Masters in Business Administration from the same university, where he was awarded membership in the highly respectable Delta Mu Delta National Honor Society in Business Administration which is the highest international recognition business students can earn. Mr. Guderian earned his Juris Doctor degree from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, IL, where he received two prestigious American Jurisprudence Awards.
Mr. Guderian is an active committee member of the Corrections and Sentencing Committee of the Illinois State Bar Association. He is also a member of the Illinois Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the American Bar Association as well as the Illinois CPA Society. Mr. Guderian has written and published numerous articles in his legal field.
During his spare time, Mr. Guderian enjoys going to symphonies, operas and concerts, playing the piano and drums, writing, and spending time with his dogs in his beach home by Lake Michigan.