James E. Reid, Esquire

Jim Reid Mediation
2074 Hartwell Lane
Fort Mill, SC 29707

Phone: 315-569-4324
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Jim is a sought-after mediator and arbitrator and is the President of his own mediation company, Jim Reid Mediation.

Types of Cases Mediated

  • Construction
  • Insurance
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Malpractice
  • Torts

MEMBER: 2016



Jim was the Senior and Managing Shareholder of Greene & Reid, PLLC in Syracuse New York. Jim has tried many cases, both civil and criminal, across New York State. He has been honored by his peers by being selected to Best Lawyers in America, Super Lawyers, ABOTA, and had achieved the Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating (Preeminent). In addition to his private legal practice, Jim served the people of the State of New York as an Assistant District Attorney for Wayne County for over two decades, and was a Judge Advocate (Trial Counsel) in the United States Marine Corps.

Active in many Bar Associations, Jim is a Past Chair of the General Practice Section of the New York State Bar Association and a past member of its House of Delegates; is a former Director of the Onondaga County Bar Association; and a past president of the New York State Academy of Trial Attorneys. He is a frequent lecturer at continuing legal education seminars. He is a graduate of Utica College, where he served as a member of the Board of Trustees and Investment Committee for 9 years, Syracuse University College of Law, where he was an Adjunct Professor of Advanced Trial Practice for over 25 years and Stetson University College of Law, where he earned an LLM in Advocacy, with distinction, in 2015. In October of 2013, Jim was honored by being elected to membership in the American College of Trial Lawyers.

• Upstate New York Super Lawyers
• Best Lawyers
• Super Lawyers
• Martindale-Hubbell A.V. Rating (Preeminent)
• American Board of Trial Advocates
• American College of Trial Lawyers
• Listed in The Best Lawyers in America – Personal Injury, Annually 2001 – 2019
• Member – Million Dollar Advocates Forum
• Member – Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
• National Trial Lawyers – Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 2014 & 2015
• Listed in New York Super Lawyers, Multiple Editions, 2007 – 2019
• Fellow, Litigation Counsel of America
• Who’s Who in American Law – 4th Edition and multiple editions after
• Who’s Who in America
• Who’s Who in the World
• Fellow, Knights of the Bar
• Listed in National Register of Preeminent Professionals
• Member, Board of Trustees, Utica College 2003 – 2012
• Life Member, Board of Visitors, Syracuse University College of Law
• Recipient – Onondaga County Bar Association Special Recognition Award – Legislation, 1983
• Chief Clerk, Moot Court Board, Syracuse University College of Law
• Phil Delta Phi
• Order of the Barristers
• International Academy of Trial Lawyers Award for Distinguished Achievement in the Art & Science of Advocacy


Utica College of Syracuse University, B.A. Political Science, 1973

Syracuse University College of Law, J.D. 1976

Stetson University College of Law
LLM in Trial Advocacy, 2015

Practicing in North Carolina, New York, South Carolina

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