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James G. Riley

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James G. Riley
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Current Court Information:
Illinois Cook Judicial Circuit Court Subcircuits
Title:   Judge
Service:
Active:   1996-2014
Past position:   Attorney, Riley, Riley & Riley
Personal History
Party:   Republican
Undergraduate:   Lewis University
Law School:   John Marshall Law School
Candidate 2012:
Candidate for:  Supreme Court
State:  Illinois
Confirmation:   Vacancy of Thomas Fitzgerald
Election information 2012:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  March 20, 2012
Election date:  November 6, 2012
Election vote:  25.3%DefeatedD
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Cook County 4th Subcircuit
Position:  Retention
State:  Illinois
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  11/4/2014
James Gerard Riley is a judge on the Cook County 4th Subcircuit in Illinois. He was elected to this position in November of 1996. He currently serves in the Probate Division. He was retained in 2008 to a six-year term that expires in 2014.[1][2][3] He is running for retention in 2014.[4]

Elections

2014

See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2014
Riley is running for retention to the Cook County 4th Subcircuit. The general election takes place on November 4, 2014.[4]
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Education

Riley received his B.S. degree from Lewis University and his J.D. degree from John Marshall Law School. He was admitted to the Bar in 1982.[5]

Career

Riley practiced at the family-owned firm of Riley, Riley & Riley in Hickory Hills, Ill. prior to his judicial election in 1996.[2]

2012 election

Riley ran unsuccessfully for election to the Illinois Supreme Court in 2012. He sought the seat vacated by Thomas R. Fitzgerald, but was defeated by Justice Mary Jane Theis after receiving 25.3% of the vote.[6][7]

See also: Illinois judicial elections, 2012

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