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James Beldon Reed

James Beldon Reed

NY & PA Injury & Malpractice Lawyer, Ziff Law Firm, LLP
  • Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Asbestos & Mesothelioma ...
  • New York, Pennsylvania
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For more than 31 years I have proudly assisted badly injured folks in injury and malpractice cases throughout NY and PA.

Three times I have been selected "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America. I have also been selected as a NY SuperLawyer, for membership in the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum, and I am rated 10.0 by

However, I am most proud of the very nice things my clients have had to say about my representation of them. You can read client comments here ( and my complete bio here (

Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Premises Liability, Truck Accidents, Wrongful Death
Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury, Medical Misdiagnosis, Pharmacy Errors, Surgical Errors
Asbestos & Mesothelioma
Insurance Claims
Bad Faith Insurance, Business Insurance, Disability Insurance, Health Insurance, Life Insurance, Motor Vehicle Insurance, Property Insurance
Legal Malpractice
Nursing Home Abuse
Additional Practice Areas
  • Car Accidents
  • Bicycle Crash Lawyer
  • Free Consultation
    Free Consultation for Injury & Malpractice Cases
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
New York
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  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Managing Partner and Trial Lawyer
Ziff Law Firm, LLP
- Current
Dickinson School of Law
J.D. (1986) | Law
Honors: Trial Moot Court Board, Appellate Moot Court Board
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Hamilton College
B.A. (1983) | Sociology/Government
Honors: Cum Laude
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NY Super Lawyer, 2011 to Date
Super Lawyers
Lawyer of the Year, 2015 & 2017
Best Lawyers in America
Professional Associations
NY Academy of Trial lawyers
- Current
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New York State Bar  # 2134047
- Current
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NY Trial Lawyers Association
- Current
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Articles & Publications
Learn The Five Deadly Mistakes That Can KILL Your Accident Case!
Learn the Five Secrets to Buying Auto Insurance in NY
Lawyer of the Year, 2015 & 2017
Best Lawyers in America
Multi-Million Dollar Advocate
Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
NY SuperLawyer-- 2011-2018
US News and World Report
Websites & Blogs
NY Injury Law Blog
NY Bike Accident Blog
Contact & Map
303 William St
Elmira, NY 14901
Toll-Free: +800 (943) 3529
Telephone: (607) 733-8866