About Stephanie Reid Law

Stephanie Reid Law is dedicated to working on behalf of children, families and individuals in need of family law, estate planning and small business assistance. Attorney Stephanie S. Reid has committed her education, career and professional development toward meeting these goals and is proud to offer clients an extensive and diverse background in both areas. If you are in need of help with your family law case or are in search of an affordable, comprehensive simple estate plan, contact Stephanie Reid Law today!

Stephanie S. Reid brings a breadth of knowledge and experience to meet your needs and believes in a holistic approach to family law, child advocacy and estate planning representation. As you decide upon your next attorney, consider Ms. Reid’s credentials:

Bar Admission:

  • Admitted to the Maryland Bar: June, 2011
  • Admitted to the Delaware Bar: January, 2013

Education:

  • Regent University School of Law, Juris Doctor: 2010
  • The Florida State University, Bachelor of Arts: 2005 – Dual Major: French & Family and Consumer Sciences (emphasis on Child Development, birth through age five);

Memberships & Affiliations:

  • Maryland Bar Association – Agriculture Law & Solo Practice Sections
  • Delaware Bar Association
  • Office of the Child Advocate of the State of Delaware
  • Delaware Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program
  • Southern Delaware Estate Planning Council
  • Kappa Kappa Gamma & the Eastern Shore Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Association
  • Soroptomist International of Seaford

Legal Experience:

  • Delaware Technical and Community College: As a current adjunct instructor of legal research and writing, Ms. Reid is honored to serve the ABA-accredited paralegal program by offering thorough instruction in research techniques, technology, and the importance of thoroughness and attention to detail.
  • Associate Attorney, Seaford Delaware: Prior to opening Stephanie Reid Law, attorney Reid worked for two years as a law clerk and associate in a general practice law firm in Sussex County, serving both Maryland and Delaware clients. She primarily focused on estate planning, estate administration and family law. She also worked with real estate, general litigation, business formation and debt collection matters.
  • Delaware Office of Child Advocate: Ms. Reid is honored to dedicate her time as a volunteer attorney ad litem for the Delaware Office of Child Advocate. She works to provide representation of dependent, neglected, and abused children in civil Family Court proceedings – ensuring the “best interests” standards of 13 Del. C. § 722 are met for every child client.
  • Delaware Court-Appointed Special Advocate Program: Ms. Reid also devotes her time to serving as a guardian ad litem for dependent, abused and neglected children through the Delaware CASA program. She has worked in several private cases as well, again ensuring the “best interests” standards of 13 Del. C. § 722 are met. For more information about this essential, nationwide organization, click here.
  • Supreme Court of the State of Alabama: Ms. Reid was selected for a short-term clerkship under the direct supervision of a Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. She worked to provide research and advisement to the Court regarding the pivotal family law case In re A.K. v. N.B., Case No. 1080440 (2010). Court opinion available here.
  • Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General: Ms. Reid spent two summers as a legal intern within the high-profile Capital Appeals division, allowing her to travel to federal Habeas Corpus hearings and participate in various post-conviction procedures.

Publications:

  • Bad Bad Teacher!: How Judicial Lenience, Cultural Ignorance, and Media Hype Have Inevitably Lead to Lighter Sentences, Underreporting and Glamorization of Female Sex Offenders, 11 Whittier Journal of Child and Family Advocacy 353, Spring 2012. (Available here). Press on this article available here.
  • Duck . . . Duck . . . Goose! Chaotic Applications of De Facto Parenthood Doctrine Without Statutory Guidelines Leave Children Wondering: “Who is ‘It’ Now?” 30 Virginia Family Law News , 8 (Summer, 2010).

Courses & Seminars Attended:

  • How to Handle Protection From Abuse Cases – February, 2013
  • Legal Representation of Children: Nuts and Blots – March, 2013
  • Protecting Delaware’s Children: Three-day Conference – May, 2013
  • The Family Court Called! You’ve Been Appointed – December, 2013
  • New Legislation and Extended Jurisdiction Cases (Panelist): Sussex County Court-Appointed Special Advocate program –  February, 2014
  • Delaware Coalition Against Domestic Violence 20th Anniversary Institute: Trauma-Informed Legal Advocacy Clinic – July, 2014
  • What’s Happening in Sussex: A Police Officer’s POV – August, 2014

Contact Stephanie Reid Law Today!

Whether you need assistance with your child custody modification or would like to set up an estate plan to protect your children, Stephanie Reid Law can help. We are here to serve Delaware and Maryland clients, and look forward to working with you! For more information, contact Ms. Reid directly: Stephanie@StephanieReidLaw.com.