Lecturer, General Faculty
J.D., University of Virginia School of Law, 1992
B.A., Dartmouth College, 1987
Karoline Ryan is an instructor for the Child Advocacy Clinic at the Law School. In this clinic, students work on individual cases and policy projects involving children and the education, social services, disability and mental health, and juvenile delinquency systems in Virginia. Ryan graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College in 1987. In 1992 she earned her law degree from the University of Virginia, where she was elected to the Order of the Coif. After graduation, Ryan worked as an Echoing Green Fellow to establish a child advocacy project in San Diego. She has also worked on education reform issues at the Edna McConnell Clark Foundation in New York and served as a deputy counsel for a subcommittee of the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington, D.C.