Ryan Hatfield has spent his professional career fighting for the people of Vanderburgh County.
A local attorney and former Vanderburgh County Deputy Prosecutor, Hatfield is a lifelong Evansville resident whose work has ignited a passion to fight for the area’s most vulnerable victims.
Hatfield is a 2010 graduate of Purdue University and earned his Juris Doctor at Southern Illinois University in 2012. He returned to Evansville after graduation and immediately immersed himself in the community, becoming a member of numerous boards and organizations across Vanderburgh County. Hatfield’s current volunteer efforts include:
Committee Member, Advisory Committee for the Criminal Justice, Human Services, and Paralegal Programs at Ivy Tech Community College
Board Member, Project Reveal
Executive Board Member, Leadership Evansville
Board Member, Evansville-Vanderburgh County Commission on Domestic and Sexual Violence
Member, Indiana Department of Child Services Child Protection Team of Vanderburgh County
Member, St. Mary’s CARE Conference
Member, Evansville Downtown Quarterback Club
He also has served as a deputy prosecutor for Vanderburgh County’s Treatment Courts, a board member of the Evansville-Vanderburgh Correctional Facility Advisory Board, and a volunteer for the Evansville Youth Hockey League.
Alongside his work in the Vanderburgh County Prosecutor’s Office, Hatfield is an active participant in local legal education, serving as an instructor at the Southwestern Indiana Law Enforcement Academy and an adjunct professor at Ivy Tech Community College.
Among the legislative priorities Hatfield has highlighted include bringing good jobs to Evansville that pay a living wage, expanding resources to fix our crumbling infrastructure, and working to ensure that statewide education efforts result in better schools, provide teacher protection, and prepare our children for a bright future.