Nancy M. Reed

Attorney and Counsellor at Law

Joined the Firm in 1992


  • Juris Doctor, College of William and Mary, Marshall-Wythe School of Law 1984
  • A.B. Cum Laude in History and Government, College of William and Mary 1981


  • Virginia State Bar
  • United States District Court, Western District of Virginia
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • United States Bankruptcy Court, Western District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Virginia Women’s Attorneys Association
  • Virginia Creditors Bar Association
  • Page County Bar Association
  • Community Involvement
  • Virginia State Bar
    • Virginia State Bar Client Protection Fund Board (2012-2018, chair 2017 to 2018)
    • Virginia State Bar Special Committee on Access to Legal Services (2011 to 2014)
    • Executive Committee, Virginia State Bar (2010 to 2011)
    • Bar Council, Virginia State Bar (2010 to 2011, and 2016 to 2022
    • Conference of Local Bar Associations (2003 to 2012, Chair 2010 to 2011)
    • Budget and Finance Committee
    • Nominating Committee

Community Involvement

  • Member, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Criminal Justice Task Force
  • Chairman of St. Mark Lutheran Church Preschool and Child Care Center since its founding in 1991
  • Member, Smart Beginnings Shenandoah Valley Leadership Council
  • Kappa Alpha Theta Fraternity Advisor Eta Rho Chapter at James Madison University
  • Virginia Synod Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Task Group on Infants and Small Children
  • Board of Directors, Girls Scouts of Shawnee Council, Inc., Leader of CEO Search Team
  • Girl Scouts of Shawnee Council, Inc.;
  • Troop Leader, Girl Scout Troop 623, Luray, Virginia;
  • Chairman, Board of Directors of Caroline Furnace Lutheran Camp, Inc.;
  • Participant in Page County Bar Association Law-related Education Project,
  • Page County Domestic Violence Community Response Team
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Service Master Gardener

Practice Areas

  • Separation and Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Adoptions
  • Protective Orders
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Social Security Disability
  • Creditor’s Rights

Mrs. Reed’s practice is currently concentrated in all aspects of family law.  She provides legal services related to separation and divorce, custody, visitation, spousal and child support, marital agreements and prenuptial agreements, adoptions, protective orders and grandparents’ rights.  She regularly appears in the Circuit and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts in the 26th Circuit, including Page County, Harrisonburg/ Rockingham, Shenandoah and Warren Counties as well as Winchester/Frederick and Clarke Counties.  Mrs. Reed also serves as a Guardian ad Litem for children in the 26th Judicial Circuit.

Mrs. Reed was born in Chicago, Illinois.  She attended the College of William and Mary where she earned her A.B. degree, with honors, in History and Government.   She subsequently attended the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at the College of William and Mary where she earned her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.  She began practicing law in 1984 in Harrisonburg with Dansby and Reed, P.C. and joined her current law firm as Will, Hennessy, Reed & Reed and then Reed & Reed, P.C. in Luray, Virginia in 1992.  She practiced with her husband Mark Reed from 1992 until 2013 when he left the firm to serve as President/CEO of Pioneer Bank.  She has practiced with her son David Reed since 2014.  Mrs. Reed also served as part time Assistant and Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney for Page County from 1991 until 2011.