Professional Achievements

  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Rating
  • Certified Trial Specialist - State of New Mexico Board of Legal Specialization
  • Listed in Southwest Super Lawyers for expertise and experience in
    civil defense. 
  • Associate, American Board of
    Trial Advocates


  • Capital University Law School, J.D., 1979
  • Wittenberg University, B.A., 1976


Professional Experience

Mr. Riley is a founder and shareholder in the firm.  Mr. Riley’s trial practice emphasizes the defense of civil lawsuits involving wrongful death, catastrophic bodily injury, construction defect, construction site accident litigation, products liability, governmental liability, and insurance law including first-party defense of insurance bad faith/breach of contract claims.

Professional Memberships and Associations

  • State Bar of New Mexico, 1979
  • United States District Court, District of New Mexico, 1981
  • United States Court of Appeals, Tenth Circuit, 1985
  • Defense Research Institute (Past State Representative)
  • New Mexico Defense Lawyers Association (Past President)
  • State Bar of New Mexico Board of Bar Commissioners (Past Commissioner)
  • Albuquerque Bar Association
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