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Tom Joseph Riley

Tom Joseph Riley, American lawyer. Bar: Iowa 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1952, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966. Named Outstanding Freshman Legislator, Des Moines Press and Radio Club, 1961.

Background

  • Riley, Tom Joseph was born on January 9, 1929 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Son of Joseph Wendell and Edna (Kyle) Riley.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Iowa, 1950. Juris Doctor, University Iowa, 1952.

    Career

    • Associate Simmons, Perrine, Allbright & Ellwood, Cedar Rapids, 1952-1960, partner, 1960-1980. President Tom Riley Law Firm, Professional Corporation, since 1980. Adjunct professor trial advocacy College Law, University Iowa, Iowa City, 1979.

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    Party affiliation: Democrat

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    Denomination: Presbyterian

    Membership

    Active Iowa House of Representatives, 1960-1964, Iowa Senate, 1965-1974. First lieutenant United States Air Force, 1952-1954. Fellow Iowa Academy Trial Lawyers (board governors 1982-1991).

    Member Iowa Trial Lawyers Association (board governors 2000-2002), Cedar Rapids Country Club.

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    Tennis, sailing.

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    • Married Nancy Evans, January 21, 1952. Children: Pamela Chang, Peter, Lisa Thirnbeck, Martha Brown, Sara Riley, Heather Mescher.
    • father: Joseph Wendell Riley
    • mother: Edna (Kyle) Riley
    • spouse: Nancy Evans
    • children: Pamela Chang Riley
    • Peter Riley
    • Lisa Thirnbeck Riley
    • Martha Brown Riley
    • Sara Riley
    • Heather Mescher Riley
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    Born January 9, 1929
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    • 1952
      Iowa
    • 1952
      Admitted to the bar
      Iowa

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      • Bar: Iowa 1952, United States District Court (northern district) Iowa 1952, United States Court Appeals (8th circuit) 1960, United States Court Appeals (7th circuit) 1977, United States Court Appeals (9th circuit) 1996, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1966.
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      • Author: Proving Punitive Damages, 1981, The Price of a Life, 1986, Trial Handbook for Iowa Lawyers (Civil), 1997, Iowa Practice: Civil Litigation Handbook, 2003, 5th review edition, 2007.
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      • book: Proving Punitive Damages
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      • book: Trial handbook for Iowa lawyers (Iowa practice library)
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      • book: Civil Litigation Handbook, 2013 ed. (Vol. 8, Iowa Practice Series)
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      • book: Civil Litigation Handbook, 2015 ed. (Vol. 8, Iowa Practice Series)
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      • book: Civil Litigation Handbook, 2009 ed. (Vol. 8, Iowa Practice Series)
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      • book: Civil Litigation Handbook, 2010 ed. (Vol. 8, Iowa Practice Series)
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      • book: The Price of a Life: One Woman's Death from Toxic Shock
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