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Paul Riley

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Paul Riley
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Current Court Information:
United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois
Title:   Former Judges
Position:   Seat #4
Service:
Appointed by:   Bill Clinton
Active:   10/7/1994 - 12/10/1999
Preceded by:   104 Stat. 5089
Succeeded by:   Michael Joseph Reagan
Personal History
Born:   1942
Deceased:   2001
Undergraduate:   Saint Louis University (1964)
Law School:   Saint Louis University School of Law (1967)

Paul E. Riley (1942-2001) was a federal judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Illinois.

Riley was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 16, 1994, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 6, 1994, and received commission the next day. He served until his retirement on December 10, 1999.[1] Riley was succeeded in this position by Michael Joseph Reagan.

Early life and education

  • Saint Louis University, B.S., 1964
  • Saint Louis University School of Law, J.D., 1967[1]

Professional career

  • Hearing examiner, Illinois Commerce Commission, 1968-1969
  • Private practice, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1969-1985
  • Assistant public defender, Madison County, Illinois, 1971-1982
  • Associate circuit judge, Third Circuit Court of Illinois, 1985-1986
  • Circuit judge, Third Circuit Court of Illinois, 1986-1994
  • Chief circuit judge, 1991[1]

Judicial career

Southern District of Illinois

Riley was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 16, 1994, to a new seat created by 104 Stat. 5089; he was confirmed by the Senate on October 6, 1994, and received commission the next day. He served until his retirement on December 10, 1999.[1] Riley was succeeded in this position by Michael Joseph Reagan.

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Federal judicial offices
Preceded by:
NA-New Seat
Southern District of Illinois
19994–1999
Seat #4
Succeeded by:
Michael Joseph Reagan