Attorney Jeremy W. Bryant grew up in Rockholds, Whitley County, Kentucky, the son of Reverend Donald Bryant and Karen Jane Bryant. An attendee of Whitley County High School, Mr. Bryant graduated in the top ten of his Class of 2001 and was voted “Most Likely to Succeed” by his peers.
After graduating from high school, Mr. Bryant earned a St. Ignatius of Loyola Leadership Scholarship to attend Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. There, he majored in social philosophy and participated in many service-oriented extracurricular activities, such as tutoring inner-city students and working with Project Return, an organization dedicated to preventing recidivism among ex-offenders. In 2004, Mr. Bryant was chosen to present his essay concerning the correlation between economic status and crime to the Wisconsin Philosophical Association. He graduated cum laude from Marquette in 2005. Mr. Bryant returned to the Commonwealth to attend law school at Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University. Throughout law school, he learned the nuances of legal practice by clerking until he graduated from Chase in 2008.
After law school, Mr. Bryant decided to return to Whitley County to begin his career as an attorney. He began clerking for Copeland & Romines Law Office, PLLC in September of 2008 and was promoted to associate attorney upon Kentucky Bar passage.
In his spare time, Mr. Bryant enjoys hiking, reading, exercising, and traveling. He is married to Melinda Gail Bryant of Corbin, Kentucky, and has two children, Maya Rose and Aliyah Marie Bryant.
Mr. Bryant will be engaged in many areas in the law, including criminal defense, real estate, worker’s compensation, personal injury, domestic relations, Bankruptcy (Chapter 7), and general legal practice.
In Commonwealth v. Byrnes, Kenton District/Circuit Court, a man was charged with disorderly conduct and harassed by police when he was passing out pro-marijuana flyers in Covington, Kentucky. After a bench trial where he was found guilty, I was able to get the sentence reversed and thrown out on appeal.
Case No: 11-XX-00013.
In Commonwealth v. Westerfield, Whitley County Circuit Court, a young man was facing 10-20 years on felony criminal abuse and assault. After a jury trial, the jury amended both those down to misdemeanors.
Case No: 12-CR-00110.