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Thomas Reid LawGuru Answers Attorney Happe Reid, PC
9722 Fair Oaks Blvd, Ste D Fair Oaks, CA 95628 (916) 436-5204
 
Thomas Reid received his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. Prior to law school, he studied Criminal Justic ...More
Areas of Practice
  • Business Law - 6 Years
  • Elder Law - 6 Years
  • General Civil Litigation - 6 Years
  • Probate, Trusts, Wills & Estates - 6 Years
  • Real Estate and Real Property - 1 Years
States of Practice
  • California - Admitted 6
  • Oregon - Admitted 7
Countries of Practice
  • United States
Fees & Payment Methods
  • Fixed (Sometimes)
  • Retainer (Always)
  • Cash
  • Check
  • Credit Card
Languages
  • English
Schools & Degrees
School Type Degree Notes Year
University of Nevada Reno Undergraduate BA 1998
University of the Pacific McGeorge School of Law Law JD 2002
Professional Associations
Associations Position Joined Left
Sacramento County Bar Association Probate and Estate Planning Section Vice President 2011 2011
Sacramento County Bar Association Probate and Estate Planning Section Secretary 2010 2011
Sacramento County Bar Association Probate and Estate Planning Section Treasurer 2009 2010
Sacramento Estate Planning Council Member 2009 2011
University of Nevada Reno Alumni Association Member 2009 2011
State Bar of California Member 2005 2011
Oregon State Bar Member 2004 2011
American Bar Association Member 2002 2011
Additional Licenses
License Notes Year
Oregon 2004
California 2005
Additional Information Thomas Reid received his Juris Doctorate from the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento, California. Prior to law school, he studied Criminal Justice at the University of Nevada in Reno, Nevada. Tom is currently licensed to practice law in California and Oregon. He is an active member of the American Bar Association, Phi Alpha Delta law fraternity, the University of Nevada Alumni Association, and the Oregon and California State Bars. He served as the Treasurer, Secretary and now serves as Vice President of the Probate and Estate Planning Section of the Sacramento County Bar Association. Tom also has a passion for teaching and has lectured for the National Business Institute and has worked as an adjunct professor at Heald College teaching Torts to paralegals.

Tom has had a wide array of experiences in the financial industry since his law school career working for E*Trade Financial and State Street (formerly Investors Bank and Trust). While working at E*Trade Financial, he obtained a wealth of knowledge regarding investments and financial planning through administering the accounts of numerous Fortune 500 clients and their employees. At State Street, Tom reconciled investment transactions to protect corporate clientís assets. His knowledge of investment strategies and the financial industry, as a whole, provides his clients with a strong base from which to preserve wealth and secure their assets from unnecessary fees and taxes.

Tom operated the Law Office of Thomas D. Reid from 2006 through 2008, where he practiced Estate Planning and Business Law. During the representation of his clients, Tom provided a wide variety of services including but not limited to representing beneficiaries in multi-million dollar trust disputes, serving as legal counsel in trust litigation cases, assisting clients in minimizing estate tax liability and unnecessary probate fees, probating estates, and drafting business documents for small to medium sized businesses in the Northern California area. Tomís litigation background provides invaluable insight to estate and business clients by way of presenting issues to clients for proactive planning to avoid litigation.

Tom worked at a probate and estate law firm between August 2008 and June 2011 where he provided litigation support for the Firmís business and estate clients as well as handled the firmís probate matters. His focus on advocacy in law school and his professional career provides an invaluable asset to the Happe Law Groupís clients.

Originally from Anchorage, Alaska, Tom currently resides with his wife, Kate, and two sons, Hayes and Taten, in Fair Oaks, California. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, traveling (having visited 43 of the 50 states), attending college basketball and football games and playing hockey. Tom is an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and can be found fishing on Alaskaís Kenai Peninsula on his time off.
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Primary Phone (916) 436-5204
E-mail thomas.reid@happelaw.com
Address 9722 Fair Oaks Blvd, Ste D
Fair Oaks, CA 95628
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