Greg Reed

Top rated social security disability attorney in Austin, Texas

Bemis, Roach & Reed
Greg Reed
Bemis, Roach & Reed

Practice Areas: Social security disability, Insurance coverage; view more

Licensed in Texas since: 1991

Education: The University of Texas School of Law

Selected to Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016, 2019 - 2022
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Bemis, Roach & Reed

4100 Duval Rd, Bldg 1, # 200
Austin, TX 78759 Visit website

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At Texas law firm Bemis Roach & Reed, Gregory L. Reed is committed to helping injured or disabled clients receive the compensation or benefits they deserve. He helps those who have lost or been denied their ERISA or Long Term disability cases and has particular experience with Social Security Disability law. He is board certified in personal injury trial law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and accepts clients in Austin, Amarillo, Bastrop, Brownsville, Dallas, Ft Worth, Galveston, Houston, Pflugerville, Round Rock, Waco and throughout the state of Texas.

Mr. Reed began his career as a patrol officer in Houston, where he quickly rose among the ranks to become a decorated sergeant and detective. During this time, Mr. Reed began to have an interest in representing the rights of seriously wronged individuals, and considered a career in the legal field. After completing his undergraduate work at the University of Houston-Downtown, Mr. Reed earned his Juris Doctor from the University of Texas School of Law. While in law school, he helped his team win the National Moot Court Competition and was named best speaker. Today, he is admitted to practice law in Texas and before the U.S. District Courts for the Northern, Eastern, Western and Southern Districts of Texas and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit.

In addition to receiving the highest rating of AV Preeminent from Martindale-Hubbell, Mr. Reed is a member of the prestigious Order of Barristers. He is a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates and the Texas Bar Foundation. He formerly served as chairperson and director for the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, and as director for the Austin Young Lawyers Association.

Practice areas

Social security disability, Insurance coverage

Focus areas

Bad faith insurance

  • 90% Social security disability
  • 10% Insurance coverage

First Admitted: 1991, Texas

Professional Webpage: https://www.brrlaw.com/attorney-greg-reed/

Pro bono/Community Service:
  • Volunteer Legal Services, Volunteer Attorney, 1992 - 2006
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Special Licenses/Certifications:
  • Certification on Business Cards and Letterhead, Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization  , 1997
Educational Background:
  • The University of Houston, Downtown, Houston, Texas, United States of America, B.S. in Criminal Justice, 1988
  • J.D. University of Texas School of Law Center, 1991
Bar/Professional Activity:
  • Director - Austin Young Lawyers Association, 1993
  • Associate, American Board of Trial Advocates, 2012
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Texas
  • Chairperson - Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, 2006
  • U.S. District Court Western District of Texas, 1993
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Texas
  • Former President, State Bar of Texas
  • Director - Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, 2004
  • Texas, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 1993
  • Member, American Board of Trial Advocates
Scholarly Lectures/Writings:
  • Disability benefits come from many different sources and the rules for obtaining benefits change based on the source of the benefit. This paper will discuss the most common public disability benefits, Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income, and will also discuss the most common private disability insurance. , Speaker, What To Do When a Client or Someone I know becomes Disabled , CAPITAL AREA PARALEGAL ASSOCIATION, 2016
  • Adjunct Professor, National Mock Trial Team, University of Texas School of Law, 1997 - 1999
Honors/Awards:
  • , Top Attorney Rating 10, AVVO, 2022
  • , Client Champion Gold, Martindale Hubbell, 2022
  • , Top AV Preeminent® Rated , Martindale Hubbell, 2022
  • , 2020 Top Attorneys In Texas , Texas Monthly, 2020
  • , AV Preeminent Attorney - Judicial Edition, Martindale Hubbell, 2020
  • , America’s Most Honored Lawyers Top 1%, Americas Most Honored, 2020
  • Client Champion Gold Award® by Martindale Hubbell., 2019
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, AV-Preeminent Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2020
  • Client Champion Gold Award® by Martindale Hubbell, 2018
  • Life Fellow, Texas Bar Foundation
  • Client Champion Silver Award® by Martindale Hubbell, 2017
  • National Champion, Outstanding Speaker, National Trial Competition, 1991
  • Order of Barristers, The University of Texas School of Law, 1991
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Ten-year Anniversary Award for Time Period 2002 - 2012
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards., AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2017
  • Awarded for Outstanding Advocacy, The Order of Barristers
  • Champion and Outstanding Speaker, State Bar Moot Court, 1990
  • Board of Advocacy, Chairman, The University of Texas School of Law, 1991
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards., AV® Rated Attorney, Martindale-Hubbell, 2019
  • Awarded to only one graduating 3rd year Student each year Recognizing the Most Successful Advocacy Student in the Law School., Niemann Cup, 1991
  • George A. Spiegelberg Award, National Trial Competition, 1991
  • Martindale-Hubbell Recognizes Mr. Reed as an AV® Rated Attorney
  • Martindale-Hubbell® Peer Review Ratings™, the gold standard in attorney ratings, recognize lawyers for their strong legal ability and high ethical standards., AV-Preeminent, Martindale-Hubbell, 2018
Industry Groups:
  • ERISA Insurance
  • Long Term Disablility
  • Social Security Disability

Office location for Greg Reed

4100 Duval Rd, Bldg 1, # 200
Austin, TX 78759

Phone: 800-691-5964

Selections

10 Years Super Lawyers
  • Super Lawyers: 2011 - 2016, 2019 - 2022

Certificates and credentials

Texas Board of Legal Specialization
Personal Injury Trial Law

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