James Reed - Ziff Law Firm



James Reed
Ziff Law Firm
303 William St.
Elmira, NY 14902

Tel: (607) 733-8866

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James Reed
Ziff Law Firm

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Tel: (607) 733-8866


For more than 20 years, Jim Reed has practiced in the state and federal courts of both New York and Pennsylvania in the areas of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, and Legal Malpractice. Jim is a member of the prestigious Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Forum membership is limited to trial lawyers who have demonstrated exceptional skill, experience and excellence in advocacy by achieving a trial verdict, award or settlement of One Million Dollars or more. Jim was selected for membership following his successful handling of a medical malpractice case for a little girl who suffered permanent brain damage due to a delay in delivery. The case settled for the full insurance limits of $2,000,000.00. In addition to this case, Jim has handled several other Million-Plus cases. If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, please feel free to E-mail Jim at [email protected] or call him at 1-800-ZIFFLAW (943-3529). He is ready to help you now! WETM-TV selected Jim as their local legal expert. Jim is featured on the Noon News on Wednesdays where he responds to listeners' legal questions. If you have a legal question, feel free to E-mail it to Jim on our Quick Contact form to the left and he will be happy to address your question either via E-mail or on WETM. Jim is a lifelong resident of Elmira where he lives with his wife and three children. When he's not working, Jim can often be found on his bicycle as he is an avid bicycle racer having competed in races all over the country including a 508 mile team race through Death Valley (The Furnace Creek 508) and a 540 mile race through the Cascade Mountains of Oregon (The Race Across Oregon). For more info regarding Jim's personal exploits, you can see his personal page by clicking here. In 1986, Jim became associated with the Ziff Law Firm and he made partner in 1989. Attorney Reed was admitted to the New York State Bar in 1986 and to the Pennsylvania Bar in 1987. He attended Elmira Free Academy, Hamilton College and the Dickinson School of Law. In law school, Jim was selected for both the Trial Moot Court Board and Appellate Moot Court Board. Jim is a member of the Chemung County, New York State and American Bar Associations as well as the New York State Trial Lawyers Association, the New York Academy of Trial Lawyers and the American Trial Lawyers Association. Jim is very active in community activities and is currently the President of the Soaring Capital Soccer Club, a regional travel soccer club. Jim has served on the Board of Directors for the Arnot Art Museum, the Rockwell Art Museum and the Chemung County SPCA. In 1998, Jim organized the first Chemung County Mock Trial Tournament for the high school students of this county. Jim continues to work with this tremendous program. Jim and Adam Gee coach the Elmira Free Academy Mock Trial Team. Jim has lectured frequently on several law-related topics and has been published in the New York State Bar Journal, which is the largest and most prestigious legal publication in New York State. If you have been injured due to someone else's negligence, please feel free to E-mail Jim at [email protected] or call him at 1-800-Zifflaw (943-3529). http://www.zifflaw.com/lawyers/reed_james.php