Ryan M. Dvorak - Of Counsel

Ryan joined May Oberfell Lorber in 2008, focusing his practice on business and corporate counseling, as well as commercial real estate and environmental law. Since 2002, he has represented the 8th House District in the Indiana General Assembly, and in 2013 became its Assistant Minority Leader. He currently serves as the Ranking Minority Member on the Committee on Rules and Legislative Procedure, and is recognized as a state leader on energy and environmental policy.

Practice Areas

  • Commercial Real Estate & Property
  • Corporate & Business
  • Environmental Law
  • Municipal Law
  • Administrative Law
Professional Affiliations
  • St. Joseph County Bar Association
  • Indiana State Bar Association
  • National Caucus of Environmental Legislators, 2009–Present
  • National Conference of State Legislatures Standing Committee on Environment, 2013
  • Uniform Law Commission Member 2014 - Present
  • Indiana Public Defender Commission Member 2014 - Present
Civic Involvement
  • Indiana State Representative, 8th House District, 2002–Present
  • Assistant Minority Leader, 2013
  • Past Chairman, Environmental Affairs and Courts & Criminal Code Committees
  • Benjamin Harrison Conservation Trust Fund Board Member 2013 - Present
  • Shirley Heinze Land Trust Advisory Council 2016 - Present
  • Michiana Forty Under 40, 2010
  • Indiana Conservation Alliance Legislator of the Year, 2010
  • Indiana Sierra Club Outstanding Achievement, 2008
  • Indiana Aviation Association Legislator of the Year, 2005

Ryan M. Dvorak
Of Counsel

(574) 243-4100



  • State of Indiana
  • United States District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana


  • B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Notre Dame, 1996
  • J.D. from Indiana University McKinney School of Law, 2008

Personal snapshot

  • Indiana State Representative
  • Married to wife Angie, and father to Caroline, Charlotte, and Jack
  • Enjoys canoeing, hiking, and camping
  • Active in many land conservation organizations