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Full Name : Ryan David Hatfield
Gender : Male
Family : Wife: Kendra; 1 Child
Home City : Evansville
Religion : Roman Catholic
JD, Law, Southern Illinois University, 2010-2012
BA, Political Science/Entrepreneurship and Innovation/History, Purdue University, 2005-2010
Professional Experience
Adjunct Professor, Ivy Tech Community College, 2015-2017
Attorney, Hatfield Law, Limited Liability Company, 2016-present
Deputy Prosecutor, Vanderburgh County Prosecutor's Office, 2013-2016
Former Instructor, Southwestern Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, 2013
Summer Aide, United States House of Representatives, 2011, 2012
Summer Law Clerk, United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana, 2011
Summer Law Clerk, Hatfield Law Office, 2010
Commissioner, National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws
Former Member, Vanderburgh County Veterans Court
Former Member, Vanderburgh County Treatment Court
Legal Services, Southern Illinois University Civil Legal Clinic
Political Experience
Assistant Democratic Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2023-present
Assistant Democratic Whip, Indiana State House of Representatives, 2021-2023
Candidate, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 77, 2022
Representative, Indiana State House of Representatives, District 77, 2016-present
Former Assistant Democratic Floor Leader, Indiana State House of Representatives
Current Legislative Committees
Employment, Labor and Pensions Committee
Judiciary Committee
Public Health Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
Utilities, Energy and Telecommunications Committee
Org Membership
Member, Southwest Indiana Leadership Council, 2014-present
Member, Leadership Evansville, 2014-present
Board Member, Project Reveal
Coach/Referee/Volunteer, Evansville Youth Hockey League
Committee Member, Advisory Committee, Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Paralegal Programs, Ivy Tech Community College
Former Advisory Board Member, Evansville-Vanderburgh Correctional Facility
Member, Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club
Member, Indiana Department of Child Services Child Protection Team, Vanderburgh County
Member, Kiwanis International
Member, Saint Mary’s CARE Conference