Robert H. Reeder, BA, JD

Robert Reeder

Title: Retired Lawyer

Topeka, Kansas, United States

Robert H. Reeder, BA, JD, Retired Lawyer, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Lawyers for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Traffic and Safety Law.

Ever since he was a child, Mr. Reeder has been interested in political science and history, which led him to the profession of law. Through hard work and a steadfast work ethic, he worked with the Traffic Institute at Northwestern University from 1960 to 1992, and served for eight years as executive director of the National Committee for Uniform Traffic Laws and Ordinances in Evanston, Illinois. Mr. Reeder is a Marquis Who’s Who Industry Expert and a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award, featured in Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Law, Who’s Who in the Midwest, and Who’s Who in the World.

Born in Topeka, Kansas to William Harry and Florence Mae Reeder, Mr. Reeder attended Washburn University and earned a JD in 1960. He was admitted to practice in the state of Kansas and the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas, and later to the U.S. Supreme Court. Mr. Reeder joined the Kansas Legislative Research Department as a graduate student, and served with the U.S. Army from 1952 to 1954. He became assistant counsel with the Traffic Institute at Northwestern University in 1960 and was appointed general counsel in 1967. Mr. Reeder is also the co-author of “Vehicle Traffic Law” and “Interpretation of Implied Consent by the Courts.”

In his civic duty, Mr. Reeder has given pro bono work to the American Bar Association Traffic Court Committee from 1992 to 2006. He is a former chairman of the Committee on Alcohol and Other Drugs, and is a member of the Kansas Bar Association. In his free time, Mr. Reeder enjoys family history and genealogy.

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