Bryan grew up in St. Louis where he graduated from Chaminade High School. He attended Vanderbilt University in Nashville, TN where he received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Bryan returned home to Missouri for law school and got his Juris Doctorate from the University of Missouri in 2007. While in law school, Bryan interned with the Missouri State Public Defender’s Office. It was during that internship that Bryan developed his passion for criminal defense. Following law school, Bryan went to work for the Public Defender’s Office in Springfield, MO. While at the Public Defender’s Office, Bryan successfully represented his clients in complex felony cases including murder, rape, robbery, and serious assaults.
Bryan utilizes his encyclopedic knowledge of the law in representing his clients through an aggressive motion practice. He has successfully litigated numerous motions to suppress leaving the government with no evidence to present at trial. Bryan is a member of the Springfield Metropolitan Bar Association and a member of the Missouri Bar Association.