About Ryan Dvorak

State Representative Ryan Dvorak represents Indiana’s 8th House District in St. Joseph County, Indiana.

He graduated from Penn High School, and went on to receive a B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, and a J.D. from Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis.

Ryan served as a senior aide to Congressman Tim Roemer in South Bend and Washington, D.C. from 1996 to 2001.

After returning home to Indiana, Ryan was elected to the Indiana House of Representatives in 2002. He became chairman of the Committee on Courts and Criminal Code in 2003. Currently, he is chairman of the Environmental Affairs Committee, and serves as a member of the Commerce, Energy, and Utilities Committee, the Courts and Criminal Code Committee, and the Judiciary Committee.

Representative Dvorak is also a practicing attorney with Northern Indiana’s oldest law firm - May Oberfell Lorber in Mishawaka.

He has volunteered his time with organizations like Christmas in April and Habitat for Humanity, and served as vice president of the Board of Trustees for Veritas Academy in South Bend, Indiana’s first public charter school.

Ryan is the oldest of eight siblings (Todd, Sean, Brett, Carrie, Brady, Casey, and Tyler), and the son of Michael and Kathy Dvorak.  Michael Dvorak is the St. Joseph County Prosecuting Attorney.

Ryan and his wife Angela are proud parents of their one and a half year-old daughter, Caroline..