John E. Reid

John E. Reid

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John Reid is Of Counsel with the firm and handles matters in the areas of real estate, probate and business law. John handles real estate related matters for financial institutions, investment funds and individual investors with a focus on title insurance, landlord-tenant and distressed property issues. John is frequently consulted by counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants for his expertise regarding novel and complex issues involving real estate, and is often retained to handle post-judgment motions and appeals in various jurisdictions.

Before joining the firm, John was a partner with a Baltimore-area law firm that specialized in real estate investments. A 2000 graduate of the Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, John also earned a degree in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center in 2003.

John served as a law clerk for the Honorable Steven G. Chappelle, witnessing numerous civil and criminal trials, observing court-sponsored mediations, and contributing to written opinions and orders. He is a member of the D.C. Bar Real Estate, Housing and Land Use Section, and has been involved with the Maryland Bar Association’s Real Property Section, Foreclosure Subcommittee, D.C. Land Title Association, Thurgood Marshall American Inn of Court, and the Montgomery County Bar Association. In 2010, he was appointed by County Executive Isaiah Leggett to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Montgomery County Department of Housing and Community Affairs.

Practice Areas:

  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Real Estate
  • Civil Litigation


Admitted: 2001

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To discuss how John Reid can help you achieve your legal objectives, contact Tobin, O’Connor & Ewing.