Open Ninth

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Meet Eric Reed

Eric Reed knows law. His grandfather practiced law, his father practiced law, and now he is carrying on the family tradition. It’s hard to believe he once considered careers as a professional baseball player and news anchor. Eric has now been practicing law since 2003 and will soon start his new position as President of the Orange County Bar Association.

Listen in as Eric talks with Chief Judge Myers about how he made the decision to follow in his family’s footsteps and his future potential as John Krasinski’s understudy hosting Some Good News.


  • 00:19 – Introduction to Eric Reed
  • 07:34 – Best moments of Eric’s career
  • 11:22 – Becoming the OCBA president and why you should join
  • 18:56 - Hosting OCBA's Some Good News show
  • 23:17 – Aspirations for the future
  • 24:31 – Eric’s role models in the law field
Open Ninth
Episode 127

Conversations Beyond the Courtroom.

Run time 27:32



In this episode

Circuit Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr.
Donald A. Myers, Jr.

Senior Judge

Senior Judge Donald A. Myers, Jr. served as a Circuit Judge from 2011-2021. He was elected as Chief Judge and started his 2-year term on July 1, 2019.

Eric Reed

President, Orange County Bar Association

Eric Reed is the golf-loving, woodworking pro President-Elect of the Orange County Bar Association where he has been a member for 18 years.