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Heather Bryan

Family Attorney at Lakeland, FL

5.0   3 reviews
  • Licensed for 10 years
    State FL
    Acquired 2014
    Member in Good Standing No misconduct found

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About Heather

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Heather Bryan is an experienced trial attorney.  Heather began her legal career at the Public Defender's Office for the Tenth Judicial Circuit, where she worked on misdemeanors, felonies, and appeals. Heather's passion for the courtroom was fueled by defending those whose rights had been compromised.  She understands the importance of protecting all peoples' fundamental, Constitutional rights.  Heather firmly believes in the tenet that every person deserves zealous representation, and if the case requires it, Heather is dedicated to giving every client his or her day in court.  No matter the accusations, every client deserves competent, knowledgeable, and compassionate representation.  This is justice.    


Prior to becoming an attorney, Heather served her community by teaching World History at Auburndale High School.  Helping others has always been a priority to Heather.  She is active in the Lakeland community.

Heather received her legal education at Barry Law School in Orlando, where she was on scholarship and graduated with honors.  During law school, Heather served as a Teaching Assistant for her Legal Research and Writing Class.  She also served as a Research Assistant for her Constitutional Law professor, where she assisted in researching and writing an appellate brief to the 11th Circuit of Appeals.  Additionally, Heather was on the Trial Team, where she competed nationally in trial competitions.  Heather received her Master of Arts in Educational Psychology from the University of Connecticut and her Bachelor of Science in Education and History from Columbus State University, both with high honors.


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Heather Bryan Law, P.A.
226 North Kentucky Ave.
Lakeland, FL, 33801

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Posted by Neal | August 17, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Very detailed and informative. Spoke confidently and assuredly that she would take care of the situation. She asked many questions and was sincerely interested. Thank you, Heather...!!
Posted by anonymous | May 3, 2017
This review is from a potential client who consulted with this attorney.
| Consulted Attorney
Heather is compassionate and an active listener.
Heather Bryan is a stand up attorney. She is incredibly knowledgeable and professional and is truly there to help with your best interest in mind. I cannot thank her enough for the valuable information and assistance she provided to me.
Posted by James | March 20, 2017
This review is from a person who hired this attorney.
| Hired Attorney
Great Lawyer
Heather is a great lawyer. She explains everything clearly and takes her time. I completely trusted her. And, I definitely feel confident referring people to her.


  • Retainer Sometimes
Payment methods
Cash, Check, Credit Card


AVVO RATING 10.0 (Superb)

Work Experience

  • Attorney
  • Heather Bryan Law, P.A.
  • 2017 - Present
  • Associate
  • Howell & Thornhill, P.A.
  • 2015 - 2017
  • Assistant Public Defender
  • Tenth Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office
  • 2014 - 2015


  • Barry University Dwayne O. Andreas School of Law
  • Doctor of Jurisprudence/Juris Doctor
  • 2013
  • University of Connecticut
  • MA - Masters
  • 2005
  • Columbus State University
  • BS - Bachelor of Science
  • 1998

Sample of Legal Cases

  • State v. Smith
  • Not Guilty all charges
  • State v. Parker
  • Nolle Prosequi
  • State v. Eby
  • Nolle Prosequi
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  • Florida Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Florida Association for Women Lawyers
  • Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Polk Association for Women Lawyers
  • Board Member
  • 2017 - Present
  • Florida Bar
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • Lakeland Bar Association
  • Member
  • 2014 - Present
  • United States District Court, Middle District of Florida
  • N/A
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Middle District of Florida
  • N/A
  • Willson American Inn of Court
  • Member
  • 2016 - 2019
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Languages Spoken

  • English

Honors and Awards

  • Outstanding Service Award
  • 10th Judicial Circuit Public Defender's Office
  • 2015


Attorney endorsements

Received (13)
Given (12)
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Unknown Attorney | May 16
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I met Heather through her service on the Board for the Polk Association of Women Lawyers. Since that time, I have referred both family law and criminal defense matters to Heather. I have had excellent feedback from her clients. Heather is intelligent, dedicated and knowledgeable, and I endorse her without reservation."
Criminal defense Attorney | May 11
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. She will vigorously fight."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 24
Relationship: Co-worker
"Heather is strongly committed to each of clients. She has a thorough knowledge of the law and is a passionate advocate. I would highly recommend her."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Co-worker
"I endorse this lawyer. Heather Bryan is a tough, smart, and effective advocate. She is the type of lawyer you want to take with you to court."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 15
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Heather is a smart and dedicated attorney that always works hard for her clients' best interests."
Criminal defense Attorney | Apr 26
Relationship: Friend
"Heather is a zealous advocate for her clients in both criminal defense and family law. Heather is extremely knowledgeable in both areas. Her dedication to her clients is tough to beat. She will always fight for justice."
Family Attorney | Apr 14
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"A brilliant, trustworthy and highly respected attorney in the legal community. I wholeheartedly recommend Heather Bryan Sellers to anyone looking for an attorney who knows the law and truly cares about protecting the rights of her clients and getting them the most favorable result possible."
Family Attorney | Apr 11
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Attorney Heather Bryan Sellers is a zealous advocate for her clients. She utilizes unique approaches to obtain a favorable outcome for her clients."
Family Attorney | Apr 07
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"Heather is a strong advocate who will give good advice and being willing to fight for anyone, including the underdog. She is a strong voice for her clients."
Unknown Attorney | Apr 04
Relationship: Fellow lawyer in community
"I endorse this lawyer. Heather is a very knowledgeable and professional attorney."
Unknown Attorney | Mar 19
Relationship: Other
"I've known Heather since we were in law school. She cares deeply for her clients and is passionate about criminal defense. She works hard for each and every client. She cares about constitutional protections and will make sure each clients rights are protected. I highly recommend Heather as your criminal defense attorney."
Family Attorney | Mar 17
Relationship: Worked together on matter
"Heather has a passion for protecting her clients. She loves the underdog, but she is always fighting for the people who place their trust in her. I am proud to refer cases to Heather. I know the clients are in good hands."
Criminal defense Attorney | Aug 07
Relationship: Other
"Ms. Sellers is without a doubt among the most dedicated Public Defenders I know. Her concern for her clients' rights is evidenced by her hard work and strong advocacy. I endorse this lawyer."
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