Corey was born and raised in Covington county and graduated from Andalusia High School. He attended the University of Alabama where he played football for four years for the Crimson Tide, while earning all SEC academic honors and playing on the 1999 SEC championship team. Corey has been specializing in Criminal Defense and Personal Injury Law for ten (10) years. Corey began his practice in 2004 as an associate at the Powell Law Firm in Andalusia, Alabama. He left the Powell Law Firm in 2007 to Partner in the Law Firm of Merrell & Bryan, LLC. In February of 2011, he began his own firm of Corey D. Bryan, Attorney at Law, LLC, as his law partner left the private practice realm due to his election into public office.
His goal as an Attorney is to ethically and honorably obtain the best results that he can for his client. He is admitted to practice in the US District Court for the Southern and Middle District. He is a member of the Alabama Association for Justice, the Alabama Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the A-Club Alumni Association, the National College For DUI Defense, Inc, the Covington County Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys Top 10, the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys 10 Best, the National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and is involved with the Alabama State Bar Volunteer Lawyer's Program.