I would much rather be trying to keep someone free than trying to put someone in a cage.
— Deputy Public Defender Ryan D. Ruzic
Ryan David Ruzic
• Age: 34
• Work: Deputy public defender, Warrenton office, July 10-present; assistant and senior assistant public defender, Leesburg office, 2014-19; public defender, City of Hampton, 2012-14.
• Salary: $89,600
• Home: Fair Oaks, Fairfax County
• Education: Law degree, College of William & Mary, 2011; bachelor’s degree, political science and English literature, University of Illinois, 2007; Tuscola (Ill.) Community High School, 2003
• Family: Parents, David Ruzic and LeAnn Ornsby; brother, Brandon, 32.
• Hobbies: Hiking