Chris Reid graduated from Samford University in 2006 with a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science. He then received his law degree from Cumberland School of Law in May 2010.
Mr. Reid has held policy positions working for the Alabama Policy Institute and the Heritage Foundation in Washington D.C, where he also interned for House Republican Whip Roy Blunt. While in law school, Mr. Reid worked as a summer law clerk for the Alabama Attorney General Office and Rushton, Stakely, Johnston & Garrett (a prominent law firm in Montgomery).
Upon graduating law school, Chris held the position of Health and Judiciary Policy Analyst for the Governor of Alabama. In 2012, he became Senior Partner at Reid & Ketcham Attorneys at Law, practicing family, probate, criminal, and small business law in Birmingham and around the state. In 2014, Mr. Reid moved to his downtown office and began specializing in domestic relations, nonviolent criminal defense, personal injury, wills trusts and estates, and business law.
Mr. Reid also serves on the board at Sav-A-Life, Vestavia, was a volunteer with the Birmingham Bar Volunteer Lawyers Program, and is an active member at Briarwood Presbyterian Church. His hometown is Dothan, AL. In addition to his law practice, frequentco-host on The Scott Beason Show 101.1 FM WYDE (Thursday's at 10 AM). He has written for a number of publications, including The Hill, The Washington Examiner, and was recently quoted in the "New Yorker". Additionally, Mr. Reid provides on-air expertise and commentary for a number of network news programs, including WBRC Fox 6, WVTM 13 NBC, and Newsmax TV.
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Madie Tidwell is the Reid Law Firms Business Manager. Prior to her employment at our firm she had two years of experience working for the Tim Wadsworth Law Firm which is based out of Arley, Alabama. Mr. Wadsworth is not only an accomplished attorney, but has been serving in the Alabama State Legislature representing District 14 as a Republican since 2014. Madie was highly recommended and will be starting full-time October 6th. She currently attends the University of Alabama at Birmingham and is pursuing a degree in English and plans to pursue a career in law upon graduation. Her interests are in comparative politics, documentaries, theology and the law. She enjoys family time, church activities, and the outdoors. Madie can be reached at email@example.com . Also, if you’re interested in scheduling a meeting with me please e-mail her but CC me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashlee Phillips is the Director of Marketing at Reid Law. She previously worked for the Alabama Republican Party as the Events Director. She graduated from Samford University in May 2016 with a Political Science major and Business minor. In February of 2015 Ashlee began interning for the Alabama Republican Party and became a full time employee upon graduation. She was the Events Director at the RNC Convention in Cleveland for Alabama and also managed all state meetings and events. Ashlee has an interest in politics, law and history; she attends the Church of the Highlands and enjoys anything involving the outdoors. She is originally from Moody, AL and currently resides in Homewood. For all media inquiries please email her at email@example.com and CC firstname.lastname@example.org as well.
Kaela Carpenter is Legal Assistant here at Reid Law Firm as well as a student at Samford University. Kaela is majoring in Classics and plans to do Samford’s 3-3 law program. She serves on the student senate at Samford University and holds leadership positions within her sorority. Additionally, Kaela works as a scientific journalist for the Christenberry Planetarium at Samford. Kaela is from Pensacola, FL and a PADI scuba instructor. Kaela may be contacted at email@example.com
Chris Simmons is a first year law student at Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. Before pursuing his legal education, Chris served as an intern for Sen. Jeff Session’s and Rep. Bradley Byrne. He has a passion for public service and is currently a member of the Jefferson County Republican Party Executive Committee. In his free time, Chris enjoys spending outside, either sailing or on the golf course. Chris may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bennett Naron is an intern at Reid Law Firm. He is a senior student of Political Science at Samford University with a concentration in political theory. His hometown is Franklin, TN. Bennett may be reached at email@example.com.
Katie Pickle is The Chief Clerk at Reid Law Firm. She graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in English and Political Science in 2016 and will be beginning her second year at Emory University School of Law in August. Katie is originally from San Diego, CA, and in her free time enjoys traveling, snowboarding, and working out. Katie may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Katie, is a brilliant writer and her ability to research and write on any topic is beyond anything I have ever seen even among partners at law firms.
Logan is an intern at Reid Law Firm a rising senior at Auburn University majoring in Public Relations with minors in Business and Political Science. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, but grew up in Hoover, Alabama. He hopes to go to graduate school at Auburn for a Master's Degree in Communications. He currently serves as the Public Relations Officer with Alabama Rural Ministries and the Events Coordinator with Open Hands and Overflowing Hearts. Logan can be reached at email@example.com.
Mallory is an Intern at Reid Law Firm. She is a rising junior at the University of Alabama majoring in Accounting with a specialization in Professional Accounting and a Minor in Technology and Computer Applications. Mallory plans to attend Graduate School to earn her CPA. She is involved with the Honors College at UA and serves as a mentor for Al's Pals mentoring. Mallory is from Union, Kentucky. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Daniel is an intern at the Reid Law Firm and a student at Auburn University. Daniel is rising a junior, majoring in political science and economics. He hopes to attend law school following his graduation from Auburn. His hometown is Birmingham, Alabama. To contact Daniel, please email Daniel.ReidLawFirm@gmail.com.
Brianna is an intern at the Reid Law Firm. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business Administration from Auburn University. In the past, Brianna worked as a coordinator for Project Uplift, mentoring students in her community. She also volunteered at Impact Alabama, assisting lower income families file their taxes. Brianna may be reached at Brianna.ReidLawFirm@gmail.com.