Bryan McLeod is an associate attorney with Cole, Scott & Kissane. Mr. McLeod is a Pensacola native and has been practicing law in the local area for over eighteen years. In 2005, Mr. McLeod began his legal career as an Assistant State Attorney with the Office of State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit of Florida. Mr. McLeod handled a diverse caseload in the Pensacola office, where he prosecuted misdemeanor and felony crimes as a division trial attorney. Mr. McLeod completed his time with the office by prosecuting complex fraud and economic crimes within the office's special prosecution division. In 2008, Mr. McLeod continued his career as a criminal trial attorney by going to work for the, then, newly created Office of Criminal Conflict and Civil Regional Counsel, First District. As an Assistant Regional Counsel, Mr. McLeod represented indigent clients at all levels of state criminal courts, from juvenile delinquency and criminal traffic cases, to adult misdemeanor and serious felony cases. As both a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney, Mr. McLeod has tried more than eighty-five jury trials.
Mr. McLeod earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from Belmont University in Nashville, TN, in 2000. Mr. McLeod then returned to Florida where he earned his Juris Doctorate from Stetson University College of Law in 2003. While at Stetson Law, Mr. McLeod served as the President of the Calvin A. Kuenzel Student Bar Association, from 2002 to 2003. During his tenure, the association was awarded Student Bar Association of the Year by the American Bar Association, Law Student Division, for the 2002-2003 school year.
Mr. McLeod's practice focuses on Construction Law.