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FSV vigorously defends those whose liberty is at risk.

When David was preparing to fight Goliath, the King put on the finest armor to prepare him for his fight. David shed the traditional armor and weapons and instead carefully chose five stones for his shepherd’s bag to use in his fight. In our battles against the Goliaths of today’s world, we adhere to the following principles, upon which the Five Stones Venture was founded:


We first put our faith in Christ.

While we do not require members or clients to adhere to our beliefs, the organization is founded on a traditional Christian belief system and Biblical values are instilled in the operation of the corporation;

We carefully choose our “stones”... seeking specific cases to litigate and issues on which to educate that will have a strong impact in our Country;

We prepare.

Put simply, we have seen far too much complacency and tolerance for losing the culture war. Remember, defeating Goliath is the goal: learning how to use the sling is far more valuable than showing up in the finest armor with weapons that you don’t know how to use;

We innovate.

We seek always to shed the traditional if it is cumbersome and ineffective, replacing it will skill and efficiency where applicable.

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Meet the team behind the Five Stones Venture, Inc.

FSV Board



Attorney McLane is the Managing Partner of McLane & McLane, located in Western Massachusetts. Active in local and national organizations, he is a Major in the Connecticut Army National Guard, a member of his local planning board, former Chairman of the West of the River Chamber of Commerce, board member for a local Christian radio station (WLCQ – “the Q 99.7”), an adjunct professor at Western New England University School of Law and a small group leader at his church. He has been featured on Fox News and the Wall Street Journal and was recently named one of the Super Lawyers “Rising Stars” of 2021.

Ryan is most proud of his family: his wife Taylor and their three children. He enjoys spending time with family, reading and cooking during his time off. 




Wesley previously lived in Seoul, South Korea for six years, during which he worked two years as a global law professor at a Korean University in Seoul and four years as a FT English Ministry Associate Pastor and Legal Advisor/Consultant. Prior to working in South Korea, Wesley served in a variety of legal capacities, including General Counsel, and Legal Education/Project Manager for a Massachusetts based company, and Principal Corporate Counsel for a Dallas headquartered multi-national transportation company with offices in Canada.

Wesley also carries noteworthy public sector experience, having served as Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors for Massachusetts based nonprofit South Shore Mental Health, Inc and President of the CPCS/Norfolk County Bar Advocates, Inc., an association of private bar criminal defense attorneys. Wesley also brings approximately twelve years of domestic and international experience as a professor and lecturer in areas of law which include Comparative Corporations Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Tax Law, European Union Law, Advanced Tort Law, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Law.

Wesley attended the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Suffolk University School of Law, in Boston, Massachusetts, and studied Theology at Dallas Baptist University in Dallas, and Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary (C.U.M.E.) in Massachusetts. Wesley is a member of the Massachusetts State Bar and the United States District Court Bar for the District of Massachusetts.




Ryan is an Accredited Asset Management Specialist for Paladin Wealth Partners in Springfield, Massachusetts. He has always had a strong desire to lead and provide selfless service to others. Driven by this desire, he enlisted in the Marine Corps in 2008, and served for four years, quickly learning the value of proficient leadership and earning the rank of Corporal while serving as an Infantry Squad Leader. During his four-year enlistment, he served on multiple combat deployments to Afghanistan in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. For his performance as a Squad Leader, Ryan was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal for valorous actions on the battlefield. After being Honorably Discharged from the Marines, 

Ryan furthered his education, receiving his bachelor’s degree in economics, with a focus on Managerial Economics, from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In addition to his studies at UMass, Ryan was a member of the Men's varsity Rugby team. Upon graduation, Ryan pursued a successful sales career in medical devices, specializing in surgical equipment in women’s health applications. 

Ryan lives in Western Massachusetts with his wife, Maggie, a Registered Nurse, their 2 children - Charlotte and Jackson. He has hung up his rugby cleats, but still enjoys being outdoors, as well as playing golf and most importantly spending time with his family. He is actively involved in his local Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Clubs, and is passionate about the Constitution and fighting for freedom.


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