ERIC C. REED BECOMES PRESIDENT OF THE ORANGE COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION
ORLANDO, FL (June 2, 2021) Eric C. Reed, a partner with Shutts & Bowen LLP, has taken the helm as president of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA) in Orlando, Florida.
Reed has been a member of the OCBA executive council since 2000, and has served as president of the OCBA Young Lawyers Section and as a trustee of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. Reed, who practices in the areas of commercial litigation, construction litigation, and commercial landlord/tenant litigation, received his law degree from the Barry University School of Law. Reed also serves on the board of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Florida.
Reed says, “I am proud to serve as the President of the OCBA. When I first joined the OCBA while in law school, I knew this was an organization that I wanted to be involved. The OCBA membership is tops in the country.”
The OCBA’s 2021-2022 Executive Council officers also include Karen Persis, Law Office of Karen Persis, PA, president-elect; and Amber Davis, Wolter Van Dyke Davis, PLLC, treasurer; and Arti Ajit Hirani, Meenakshi A. Hirani, PA, secretary.
The remaining individuals on the bar’s Executive Council are:
Michael D. Barber, The Law Office of Michael D. Barber, PA
Euribiades “Euri” Cerrud, II, The PCB Firm, PA
Keshara Cowans, Orange County Public Schools
Lisa Gong Guerrero, State Attorney’s Office
Catherine “Kate” Hollis, Garganese, Weiss, D’Agresta & Salzman, PA
LaShawnda K. Jackson, RumbergerKirk
Kristopher Kest, Kest Family Law, PA
Bruce Mount, The Leach Firm
Rafael O. Rodriguez, GEICO
C. Andrew Roy, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, PA
Brandon Sapp, Morgan & Morgan
Jennifer Smith Thomas, RumbergerKirk
Jessica A. Travis, Law Office of Jessica Travis PA
M. Ryan Williams, State Attorney’s Office
Deborah L. Moskowitz, Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, PA, was instated as president of the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc.
The Honorable Andrew Cameron was instated as president of the OCBA Foundation, Inc.
Michael D. Barber, The Law Office of Michael D. Barber, PA, was instated as president of the OCBA Young Lawyers Section.
April Phillips, was instated as president of the OCBA Paralegal Section.
Eric C. Reed and the remainder of these individuals were honored and celebrated at the OCBA’s Gala and Installation Ceremony held at Rosen Shingle Creek on May 22, 2021.
The Orange County Bar Association, established in 1933, is a voluntary association comprised of approximately 3,200 judges, attorneys, and other legal professionals whose mission is to serve the profession and the public with outstanding member and community programs. The association established and supports the work of the OCBA Foundation, Inc., and the Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association, Inc. For more information visit www.orangecountybar.org.