Jerome L. Reide has joined the State Bar of Michigan as Director of the Justice Initiatives Division where he will oversee and direct goals in policy, pro bono, equal access, technology and fundraising issues.
Reide, a native of New York City, is a seasoned public interest executive. As the Coordinator for the ACLU's Access to Justice Project, he published a national study in 1987 on access to landlord tenant courts. He has worked for the NAACP in various capacities as Deputy Director of Field Operations, Director of the Midwest Region and Midwest Regional Development Director, for the NAACP Special Contribution Fund.
Jerome Reide has a law degree from Hofstra University Law School, a master's from Columbia University, a master's and a doctorate in political science from Michigan State University.
Dr. Reide has taught at Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, the State University of New York's Center for Labor Studies and Bowie State University. He has also worked as a syndicated investigative T.V. reporter and public relations writer.