Robert P. Reade

Associate Professor of Law, 1904-1914, Professor of Law, 1914-1915

Robert Percival Reade was an original member of the faculty of the law school started by Trinity College under Dean Mordecai in 1904.  Reade completed a bachelor’s degree at Trinity in 1900 and an LL.B. at the University of Michigan in 1903.  After leaving teaching in 1915 he joined a law firm in Durham.  Reade remained active with the firm until his death in 1961.


Trinity College (Durham, N.C.), Annual Catalogue of Trinity College [serial]

Martindale-Hubbell, Inc. (Summit, N.J.), Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory [serial]

Courses Taught


Criminal Law

Personal Property

Pleading and Remedies at Law


Legal Remedies under Code Civil Procedure


Elementary Law and Constitutional Law

Criminal Law and Procedure


Statute Law of North Carolina

Texts of the Constitution

Sales of Personal Property