Bryan Buckley is an Assistant District Attorney assigned to the Madison County office in Canton. An experienced prosecutor, Bryan began his legal career as an Assistant District Attorney (ADA) for Hinds County. Assigned to one of the first Drug Court programs in Mississippi, Bryan helped facilitate one of the most voluminous dockets in the state while gaining substantial trial experience in the courtroom.
After serving as an ADA for Hinds County, Bryan was in private practice for several years, primarily focused on litigation, to include contract disputes, tort resolution, domestic relations and government law. Bryan also served as part-time prosecutor for the Cities of Madison, Brandon and Richland.
Bryan is admitted to all Mississippi Courts, the United States District Courts for the Southern and Northern District of Mississippi and the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. He is a veteran of the United States Army Special Forces and the Mississippi Army National Guard (MOS 18E), and has served his country worldwide on many deployments. Bryan is a military rated Spanish Speaker and Translator.
One of a handful of Mississippians to serve in the Florida Presidential Recount for George W. Bush, Bryan acted as an official observer and representative for the campaign. He is a long-time member of the State Republican Party and current member of the National District Attorneys Association, the United States Army Special Forces Association, American Bar Association, Ducks Unlimited and the National Rifle Association.
Bryan received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Mississippi College in 1994 and his Juris Doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 1997. While attending law school, he was a winner of the Steen, Reynolds and Dalehite 1996 Trial Competition and a member of the National Trial Competition Team in 1997. Bryan is also a graduate of the National District Attorneys Association Prosecutors College and the Regional Counter-Drug Training Academy.