Attorney Bryan's practice concentrated on estate planning and administration, real estate law, municipal law and elder law. He previously served for many years as solicitor for the Borough of North East and its two authorities. He remains an active member of the North East community.

Following his graduation from law school, Attorney Bryan served as a captain and military judge in the United States Marine Corps.


  • American Bar Association Award for Professional Merit
  • "Best Attorney 2016," North East News-Journal
  • "Best Attorney 2010," North East News-Journal

Community & Professional Service

  • Borough of North East, Former Solicitor
  • Erie County Bar Association, Former President; Former Chairman of Orphans’ Court Rules Committee and Title Standards Committee
  • The National Bank of North East and North East Bancshares, Inc., Former Director
  • The Electric Materials Company, Former Director
  • Iroquois Tool Systems, Inc., Former Director
  • McCord Memorial Library, Former Trustee and President
  • North East Cemetery Association, Former Trustee and President
  • Orris C. Hirtzel and Beatrice Dewey Hirtzel Memorial Foundation, Trustee and Secretary

Firm Involvement

  • Of Counsel


  • Harvard Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, Board of Student Advisors, Harvard Law Review, Editor
  • Allegheny College, B.S., cum laude
  • U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s School
  • U.S. Naval Justice School

Admissions & Certifications

  • Pennsylvania
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces

Professional Affiliations

  • Erie County Bar Association, Former President
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

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