Brody Reid is an experienced and zealous trial attorney. Focusing on assisting injured individuals and their families during tough times, Brody has worked tirelessly to help individuals in his hometown in the years since law school. Throughout his career, Brody has successfully represented over a thousand clients in the areas of Workersâ€™ Compensation, Personal Injury, and Civil Litigation through jury trials, bench trials and administrative proceedings.
Brody has appeared successfully before the Supreme Court of Virginia, Court of Appeals of Virginia, Workersâ€™ Compensation Commission, Circuit Court jury trials around Virginia, and General District Court trials.
Brodyâ€™s commitment to his community and to the people that live here led him to co-found Reid Goodwin and focus on the areas of personal injury, workers compensation, and civil litigation. Outside the office he is involved in several community service organizations, but most enjoys spending time with his family.
Practice Areas Personal Injury Workersâ€™ Compensation Civil Litigation Education James Madison University, 2003 University of Richmond School of Law, 2007 Honors and Awards Virginia Super Lawyers: Rising Star (2014 present) Workersâ€™ Injury Law & Advocacy Group: Top 100 Injured Workersâ€™ Advocate Nationally (2014- present) The National Trial Lawyers: Top 40 under 40 Trial Lawyers The National Trial Lawyers: Top 100 Civil Plaintiffâ€™s Lawyer U.S New & World Reports: Best Lawyer in America (2016-2020) Virginia Business Magazine: Legal Elite (2017) Associations and Memberships University of Richmond School of Law, Adjunct Professor, 2015 - present Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Workers' Compensation Chair, 2015 - 2017 Board of Governors- 2015- present Governor at-large, 2018- present Workersâ€™ Compensation Advanced Continuing Legal Education Retreat Chair, 2013, 2014 Advanced Automobile Liability Continuing Legal Education Retreat Co-Chair, 2014 American Association for Justice Leaders Forum State Delegate, 2018- present State PAC Captain, 2018- present Workersâ€™ Injury Law & Advocacy Group, 2015 - present American Inns of Court- Virginia Workersâ€™ Compensation Virginia State Bar Young Lawyersâ€™ Conference Circuit Representative, City of Richmond Community Involvement Union Hill Civic Association, Past President HillTopper 5k, Board of Directors Richmond Animal League â€œWoofStockâ€ Top 3 Fundraiser, 2015 - present Publications & Speaking Engagements â€œWorkersâ€™ Compensation 101â€ August 9, 2018 Virginia AFL-CIO Annual Conference, Williamsburg, Virginia â€œEasy Come, Easy Go: Keeping Money For Your Clients and Facing Liensâ€ November 9, 2017 - Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Paralegal Seminar â€œMedpay, ERISA, and Health Insurance Hurdles Presented to Plaintiffs Lawyersâ€ November 15, 2016 - Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Paralegal Seminar â€œDiscovery Techniquesâ€ November 4, 2016 Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Advanced Workersâ€™ Compensation Retreat â€œReturn to Work Perspective from the Fieldâ€ October 19 & 20, 2016 - Virginia Workersâ€™ Compensation Commission Educational Conference 2016 â€œMedpay, ERISA, and Health Insurance Hurdles Presented to Plaintiffs Lawyersâ€ April 1, 2016 Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Annual Convention â€œHandling UEF Cases, Possible New Developments & Approachesâ€ March 8, 2016 - Virginia Workersâ€™ Compensation Inns of Court "Settlements: The Relationship Between Workers' Compensation, Social Security and Medicare" March 16, 2015 - NBI Seminar for Advanced Workers' Compensation "Medical Issues and Their Role In The Complex Workers' Compensation Claim" March 16, 2015 - NBI Seminar for Advanced Workers' Compensation â€œGood Faith Mediation and Why it is Encouraged: Tips for effective Utilization of the Processâ€ November 7, 2013 Professional Rehabilitation Options, Inc. Virginia Workersâ€™ Compensation Continuing Education Seminar â€œA Practical Guide to Workersâ€™ Compensationâ€™ July 25, 2013 - Sterling Education Service, Inc. Continuing Legal Education â€œLitigation Techniques For The Difficult Workersâ€™ Compensation Caseâ€ October 2012 NBI Seminar CLE Advanced Workers Compensation â€œMedical Issues During A Workersâ€™ Compensation Caseâ€ March 20, 2012- NBI Seminar Continuing Legal Education â€œDeposition Pitfallsâ€ - Virginia State Bar-First Day in Practice Continuing Legal Education 2010, 2011, 2012 Appellate decisions Helena Lewis v. Monument City Properties (Supreme Court of Virginia, No. 101210) Donald Samuel v. C. W. Wright Construction Co., (Supreme Court of Virginia, Record No. 110070, February 24, 2012) http://valawyersweekly.com/wp-files/pdf/samuel0223.pdf Unifirst Corporation of Richmond v. Gavin Jackson (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1895142, March 30, 2015) DBP Holding Corporation and Hartford Casualty Insurance Company v. Margarete Moore (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1952142, March 10, 2015) Davis & Green, Inc., et. al. v. Lowery (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 145131, February 25, 2014) HH Gregg, Inc., et al. v. Gulledge (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1171132, October 29, 2013) County of Henrico v. Henry (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1647112, February 7, 2012) Philip Morris USA, Inc. v. Blankenship (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 0648112, November 22, 2011) Garcia v. RBP Construction, Inc. (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 1127102, October 26, 2010) Morningstar Foods, LLC v. Perotti (Virginia Court of Appeals, Record No. 0756083, July 29, 2008) News/Articles â€œAccidents Happen- Steps to Take When it is Your Vehicleâ€- Richmond Family Magazine- November 2012 http://richmondfamilymagazine.com/article/accidents-happen/