George E. Reed, Jr.





Practice:           Family law, appeals, general practice


Firms:               Sole practice and partnership, White Plains, 1986-present

                        (Reed & Neale, 1991-97)

                        Associate, N.Y.C. (litigation and general practice):

                        Putney, Twombly, Hall & Hirson, 1984-86

                        Moore Berson Lifflander & Mewhinney, 1979-84

                        Wachtel Manheim & Grouf, 1978-79


Education:        Indiana University (Bloomington), J.D./M.B.A., 1978

                        Syracuse University (1st year law school) 1974-75

                        University of Michigan, graduate study in geography, 1971-72

                        Swarthmore College, B.A. 1971


Articles:            “A Protocol for Juvenile Delinquency”, N.Y.L.J., April 26, 1994

                        “Trends in the Case Law of Termination of Parental Rights”,

                            Jan. 8, 2004 (


Prior                 Children in the Court:  Concerns, Challenges and Benefits of Youth

Programs:         Participation in Court Proceedings    (2008)


From Red Wing to St. Cloud: 


Does the Juvenile Justice System Work? (2007)


Child Support:  Challenges in Complex Custody Cases (2006)


Designing Custody Trials (2005)


Termination of Parental Rights:  Is the Net Too Wide?  (2004)


Cases:              In re Benjamin L., 92 N.Y.2d 660 (1999) (pre-petition delay)

                        In re Neftali D., 85 N.Y.2d 631 (1995) (sufficiency of petition)

                        Appellate Division (various)


Languages:       French, Spanish, Swedish (reading knowledge), 日本語 (in progress)


Home:              Westchester County, N.Y.  Married (Joanne, social worker); 

3 adult children. 


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Last updated January 19, 2009


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