Caroline A. Stephens Ryker
Caroline A. Stephens Ryker is the Indiana Civil Rights Commission’s current Administrative Law Judge, and she is responsible for presiding over hearings and motions practice for the agency. Before moving into the Administrative Law Judge position, she litigated cases in state court and in the administrative forum as a staff attorney with the ICRC. She began her involvement with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission as an intern in the Real Estate, Public Accommodations, Credit, and Education Investigation section, reviewing fair housing complaints for violations of law, and in October of 2017, she accepted a Staff Attorney position, in which she represented the State of Indiana’s interest arising from complaints filed with the Indiana Civil Rights Commission. Her work as a Staff Attorney resulted in over $55,000.00 in settlements along with varied affirmative relief in the public interest.
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