Sully Tyrene Bryan
Sully Bryan is an Associate Attorney at the Salt Lake City Office of Wilner & O'Reilly. She is admitted to the Iowa State Bar. Ms. Bryan currently focuses on family based immigration, U-Visas, 601 Waivers, VAWA, and removal defense. Borned and rasied in Southern California, she is the proud daughter of two immigrants, and the first person in her family to have attended college. She graduated from Whittier College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in History with a Minor in Religious Studies. During her undergraduate years she spent time as the Co-Chair of MECHA and worked with and mentored Hispanic high school students on the importance of seeking higher education. She also worked with at risk youth as a mentor for the Cal State Young Marines. She moved to Utah and continued working in public service by joining Ameri-Corp and worked as the Latin American Outreach Coordinator for United Way of Utah County.
Sully received her Juris doctor from Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School. During her time in law school she served on the board of Moot Court, The Minority Law Students Association, Student Bar Association, and the Latin American Law Student Association. She also, participated in the Immigration Law Forum and Women in the Law. In addition, she served as a Mentor to incoming first year students. In 2014, Sully received the Cora Snow Carleton Award; an award that is given to an outstanding female student at the law school.
Ms. Bryan was a law clerk for the Executive Office for Immigration Review in Salt Lake City, Utah. While at the Immigration Court she assisted the court in performing research on immigration issues, and drafted bench memoranda and and judicial opinions for removal proceedings. She went on to work as a law clerk for the Utah County Prosecutors Office where she drafted pre-trial motions and performed research on evidentiary issues and constitutional issues in criminal cases. She also worked with the City of Provo where she assisted in policy and statutory analysis regarding municipal ordinances, and performed research on tax law, criminal law, and employment law issues that affected the city. She currently resides in Utah with her family and two dogs.
Areas of Practice
- Iowa, 2016
- Brigham Young University, J. Reuben Clark Law School, Provo, Utah
- J.D. - 2015
- Whittier College, Whittier, California
- Honors: With High Honors
- Major: History
- Minor: Religious Studies
Honors and Awards
- Cora Snow Carleton Award, 2014 - Present
Past Employment Positions
- Utah County Prosecutors Office, Law Clerk, 2015
- Provo City Attorneys Office, Law Clerk, 2014 - 2015
- Phi Alpha Theta