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Paul E. Riley

Biography of Paul E. Riley

Biographic Details

  • Family Name (Surname): Riley
  • First Name: Paul
  • Middle Name: E.
  • Date of Birth: April , 24 , 1942
  • Place of Birth (POB): Alton , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Date of Death: October , 11 , 2001
  • Place of Death (POD): Edwardsville , Illinois (US-IL, IL, 17, Ill., Il., Ills., Ill's)
  • Gender Identity: Male
  • Race or Ethnicity: White

Paul E. Riley Court Service Information

  • Court Name: United States District Court, Southern District of Illinois
  • Court Type: United States District Court
  • Appointment under the Presidency of: William J. Clinton ( Democratic )
  • Judge Nomination vote date (as recorded in the Senate Executive Journal): 08/16/1994
  • American Bar Association (ABA) Ratings of judicial nominees (majority rating): Well Qualified
  • New Seat
  • Authorization legislation: 104 Stat. 5089
  • Referral of Nominations to Judiciary Committee Date: 08/16/1994
  • Committee action: Reported With Recommendation
  • Committee action date: 09/28/1994
  • Senate voice vote?: Yes
  • Senate vote Date (Confirmation Date): 10/06/1994
  • Commission Date: 10/07/1994
  • Date of Termination: 10/11/2001
  • Termination of function of Judge (specific reason): Death

Paul E. Riley in the Law School

  • Name of School: St. Louis University
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1964

Second Law School Attendance

  • Law Degree (Name of School): St. Louis University School of Law
  • Degree: Juris Doctor (J.D.)
  • Law Degree Year: 1967

Paul E. Riley Career Path


  • Hearing examiner, Illinois Commerce Commission, 1968-1969
  • Private practice, Edwardsville, Illinois, 1969-1985
  • Assistant public defender, Madison County, Illinois, 1971-1982
  • Judge, Illinois Circuit Court, Third Judicial Circuit, 1985-1994; associate judge, 1985-1985; circuit judge, 1986-1994; chief judge, 1991


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  • Description: Biography of Paul E. Riley Biographic DetailsFamily Name (Surname): Riley First Name: Paul Middle Name: E. Date of Birth: [...]

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