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Tremaine “Teddy” Reese

House District 140

Exceeding his own expectations has long been the driving force of the Honorable Tremaine “Teddy” Reese. Born in Macon, Georgia, and raised in the very small town of Gordon, Georgia, Mr. Reese would become the first in his family to attend a college or university. He graduated from Albany State University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. He later graduated with a Master’s in Public Administration from Georgia College & State University in Milledgeville, Georgia in 2005. To further advance his career and ability, in May 2012, Mr. Reese graduated Cum Laude from Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando, Florida. He is an active member of the Florida Bar where he clerked for the Honorable Marc L. Lubet with the Ninth Judicial Circuit Court of Florida, Felony Division. He is also a member of the State Bar of Georgia. In May 2022, Teddy Reese was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives, House District 140.

Mr. Reese has served on committees at the request of the former Governor of Georgia, Sonny Purdue, the former Secretary of State, Cathy Cox, and the University System of Georgia. Mr. Reese received the National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Outstanding Student of the Year Award in 2003, the Center for Legal Education Opportunity Diversity Leadership Award in 2012, and the American Bar Association Law Student Division Golden Key Award in 2012. Mr. Reese’s previous employers include GEICO Corporate, Wilkinson County, Georgia, the City of Atlanta, and Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice.

Mr. Reese is an active Life Member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., a Life Member of the Albany State University National Alumni Association, and a Silver Life Member of the NAACP. He has held memberships with the Fountain City Bar Association, the Columbus Bar

Association, and the Columbus Inns of Courts. He currently serves as the Chairman of the National Board of Directors for Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. based in Harrisburg, PA. He enjoys volunteering and working for the betterment of others. Additionally, he enjoys fishing, traveling, reading, and playing softball. Mr. Reese is married to Dr. Chasity Reese, who is a Family Medicine Physician with Piedmont Columbus Regional Hospital. They have one daughter, Catherine Reese.

Tremaine “Teddy” Reese
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