Reid graduated Cum Laude from the Stetson University College of Law, ranking in the top 10% of his class. A recipient of the Victor O. Wehle Award for Excellence in Trial Advocacy and William F. Blews Award for Pro Bono Service in law school, he is on his way to becoming an award winning lawyer. Although he is a Jacksonville native, Reid earned his law degree and worked at law firms in the Tampa/St. Petersburg area. He remained in the St. Petersburg area after law school where he gained invaluable experience working as a criminal defense attorney.