Paul E. Riley

Personal

Birthday: 
4/24/1942
Birthplace: 
Alton, IL
Date of Death: 
10/11/2001
Place of Death: 
Edwardsville, IL
Race or Ethnicity: 
White
Gender: 
Male
Prior Employment: 

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

Education

Name of School: 
St. Louis University
Degree: 
B.S.
Degree Year: 
1964
Name of School - Second: 

Saint Louis University School of Law

Saint Louis University is a Jesuit, Catholic university ranked among the top research institutions in the nation. The University fosters the intellectual and character development of more than 12,000 students on campuses in St. Louis and Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1818, it is the oldest university west of the Mississippi and the second oldest Jesuit university in the United States. Through teaching, research, health care and community service, Saint Louis University is the place where knowledge touches lives.

Degree - Second: 
J.D.
Degree Year - Second: 
1967

Judicial Career

Court Name: 
U. S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois
Court Name: 

Illinois Southern District Court

President Nominating: 
William J. Clinton
Party Affiliation of President: 
Democratic
Commission Date: 
10/7/1994
Termination Date: 
10/11/2001
Termination Reason: 
Death
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