Eric Reed, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Orlando office and President of the Orange County Bar Association (OCBA), recently spoke on behalf of the OCBA during a diversity and inclusion panel discussion at Barry University School of Law.
Organized by the OCBA’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee and sponsored by the OCBA and The Florida Bar, the well-attended panel discussion focused on the topics of diversity and inclusion in the practice of law and was presented on campus for the benefit of Barry Law students. Eric kicked off the event with opening remarks and a message from the OCBA. The panel featured Barry Law Professor Victoria Beatty, Judge Denise Kim Beamer of the Ninth Judicial Circuit, and local attorneys Amber Davis, Brandon Sapp, and panel moderator Ani Rodriguez-Newbern.
The OCBA Diversity & Inclusion Committee is an active committee within the Orange County Bar Association. The purpose of the Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee is to Develop and implement strategic initiatives to increase diversity and provide access to justice in the Orange County legal community.
About Eric C. Reed
Eric Reed is a partner in the Orlando office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he is a member of the Business Litigation Practice Group. Eric combines his trial experience and communications skills in disputes involving commercial litigation, construction litigation, commercial landlord/tenant litigation, commercial and consumer collections and replevins, mortgage and lien foreclosures, and general lender representation. Currently, Eric serves as President of the Orange County Bar Association. He also serves as a board member of the Orange County Bar Association Legal Aid Society, the Orange County Bar Foundation and he previously chaired the Orange County Bar Association Judicial Relations Committee.