Legal Department

Valley taxpayers are fortunate to be represented by one of the finest lawyers in the San Joaquin Valley.

Jeffrey Miles Reid is a member of the prestigious law firm of McCormick Barstow, located in Fresno, California.

Mr. Reid grew up in the valley attending Lemoore High School and then graduating with honors at Claremont College and then moving on to law school at Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley. After passing the bar, he attended Leadership Fresno and became involved in state politics.

He then was appointed by California Governor Pete Wilson as Undersecretary for the Department of Transportation in Sacramento. After a distinguished career working in the State of California, he made history serving as the first City Manager under the strong Mayor form of government in Fresno, California. Mr. Reid streamlined government services, brought the Gap Distribution to Fresno and completed the Marks and Shaw underpass project after 20 years of delays.

He has now returned to McCormick Barstow, specializing in real estate, development, construction, and municipal law. Jeff Reid can be reached at (559) 433–2310.