Born in Alhambra, California to Wendell Reed and Blanche Mortimer.
Receives a Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College.
Serves in the U.S. Army.
Marries Cecilia Vick Mortimer.
Receives a Doctor of Jurisprudence from the University of Southern California.
Becomes a trial attorney for the Legal Division of the state of California.
Becomes a member of the American Bar Association and the Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Becomes an associate at Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges in Los Angeles, California.
Becomes partner at Thelen, Marrin, Johnson & Bridges.
Becomes a member of the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Establishes a private practice in San Marino, California.
Becomes a judge in Los Angeles Superior Court.
Becomes a member of the Complex Civil Litigation panel of Los Angeles Superior Court.
Receives the Judicial Civility Award from the American Board of Trial Advocates.
Is President of San Marino City Club.
Becomes an arbitrator and mediator for ADR Service Inc.
Serves as president of the LA Railroad Heritage Foundation.
Receives a Doctor of Letters.
Becomes member of Occidental College Board of Governors.
Becomes President of the International Academy of Trial Judges.