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Duncan P. Reid - Richmond, VA

4116 Fitzhugh Ave. Richmond, VA 23230

Updated: 02/18/2024

Richmond Civil Litigation Lawyer

Overview

Duncan Reid graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1970 and from the University of Richmond Law School in 1975.After being admitted to the Bar in 1975, he was in a general private practice through 1976.

In 1977, Duncan Reid started a thirty-five year career with the Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.He served as the Chief Deputy the last eighteen of those years...

Duncan Reid graduated from the College of William and Mary in 1970 and from the University of Richmond Law School in 1975.After being admitted to the Bar in 1975, he was in a general private practice through 1976.

In 1977, Duncan Reid started a thirty-five year career with the Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office.He served as the Chief Deputy the last eighteen of those years.While at the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s office, he tried hundreds of jury trials, including multiple capital murder trials, the Piper Rountree case and the first case in Henrico involving DNA. Duncan Reid was the lead prosecutor in one of the Nation’s first cases using a Geographic Information System to enhance a fingerprint from a crime scene and also tried one of the first cases in Virginia using cell towers to prove a murder.

Since retiring from public service in 2011, Duncan Reid has used his wealth of experience to represent clients facing criminal and traffic charges and assist in the firm's civil practice.

About Duncan P. Reid

Practice Areas

  • Civil Litigation

Litigation

  • 100%

Current Employment Position(s)

  • Partner

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia

Other Affiliations

  • City of Richmond Bar Association

Education

  • University of Richmond, School of Law, Richmond, Virginia, 1975
  • College of William and Mary, 1970

Past Positions

  • Henrico County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office, Chief Deputy

Classes and Seminars

  • “Using Cell Tower Records in the Piper Rountree Case”, Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Spring Institute, March, 2011
  • “Introduction to Criminal Law-Virginia Criminal Procedure-Warrantless Search and Seizure and Homicide”, Henrico County Police Training Academy, 1998 - 2011
  • “Women Who Kill- Prosecuting Domestic Violence Homicides”, Virginia Third Annual Domestic Violence Conference for Law Enforcement, March 6, 2008t
  • Discussion Panel for film “Rape is…”, Cambridge Documentary Film, University of Richmond School of Law, October 26, 2006
  • “Cyber Crime, Cyber cops and the Cyber CA’s- Prosecution in the 21st Century- Cell Phone Records”, Virginia Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Spring Institute, March, 2004
  • “Managing Discovery”, Workshop for Selected Circuit Court Judges on handling a capital murder case, , Supreme Court of Virginia, June 22, 2005

Achievements

Honors

  • County of Henrico, Special Recognition for outstanding and dedicated service, 1976 - 2011
  • Warren B. Von Schuck- Distinguished Assistant Award, 2007 - Present

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Office Information

Address

4116 Fitzhugh Ave. Richmond, VA 23230

Fax

  • 804-415-7560

Accepts Credit Cards

Yes

Office Hours

By appointment only

Publication

Articles

  • “The Power of Physical Evidence: "A Capital Murder Case Study”- Journal of Forensic Identification, Volume:42, 2, 1992

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