Hon. Ted Stuart Reed

Hon. Ted Stuart Reed

Judge Pro Tempore
Flagstaff, Arizona
(928) 679-7575
(928) 679-7601

Coconino County District Six Superior Court Judge Ted S. Reed was born in Anchorage, Alaska and raised in Girdwood and Homer, Alaska. He graduated summa cum laude from Northern Arizona University, where he earned his undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology. Judge Reed continued his education at the University of Utah, S.J. Quinney College of Law, where he was an editor of the Utah Law Review and published several articles. Judge Reed graduated at the top of his law school class, summa cum laude, and Order of the Coif.

Upon graduating from law school, Judge Reed worked as a felony prosecutor at the Coconino County Attorney's Office, specializing in the prosecution of drug crimes and sex crimes.

After four years as a prosecutor, he went into private practice by instituting the law firm of Reed, Antol, Hance, P.C. in Flagstaff. While in private practice, he focused on criminal defense and family law cases.

He served as a contract public defender in Coconino, Mohave and Yavapai Counties, representing clients in all types of criminal and juvenile delinquency cases. He also served as an attorney in the Family Law Assistance Program, providing free legal assistance to self-represented litigants in all types of family law cases.

Judge Reed taught criminal procedure, criminal law, evidence, trial practice, and constitutional law at NAU from 2005 through 2009 in the Department of Criminal Justice and the U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Academy. Judge Reed served also served as secretary and vice-president of the Coconino County Bar Association in 2009 and 2010.

In January 2011, Judge Reed was appointed as a Judge Pro Tempore for the Coconino County Superior Court, serving Division Six. His caseload includes juvenile delinquency, probate, guardianships/conservatorships, family law (dissolution and paternity, child custody, parenting time and child support cases), adoptions and forcible detainers.

Judge Reed is married and has two children. His hobbies include equestrian (eventing, dressage and show jumping), triathlon, trail running, cycling and hiking. Judge Reed volunteers as an instructor for the United States Pony Club and has previously competed at international levels in equestrian competition. He has also trained in Saumur, France at the National Riding School.

Year Joined Firm

  • 2011

Bar Admissions

  • Arizona, 2005
  • U.S. District Court District of Arizona, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 9th Circuit, 2008


  • University of Utah College of Law, Salt Lake City, Utah
    • J.D. summa cum laude - 2004
    • Honors: Order of the Coif
    • Law Review: Utah Law Review, Editor, 2003 - 2004
  • Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona
    • B.S. summa cum laude - 2002
    • Honors: Dean's List
    • Major: Criminal Justice


  • Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Evidence, Trial Practice, and Constitutional Law, Northern Arizona University, 2005 - 2009
  • Criminal Law, Northern Arizona University, 2007 - 2008

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Coconino County Bar Association, Secretary and Vice-President, 2008 - 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • Coconino County Attorney's Office, Felony Prosecutor, 2005 - 2008
  • Reed, Antol & Hance, P.C., Managing Partner
  • Coconino, Mohave and Yavapai Counties, Contract Public Defender