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Attorney James E. Riley, Jr.


Attorney James Riley has been representing plaintiffs and defendants in complex civil litigation in state and federal courts for over 30 years. He has consistently achieved the maximum results for his clients in a broad range of legal matters.

Mr. Riley serves as regional litigation counsel for several self-insured national corporations, including Coca Cola Enterprises, Inc., Rollins, Inc. and the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW).

Mr. Riley of counsel to Canepa & Vidal, a Santa Fe, New Mexico law firm, which represents numerous municipalities, as well as the State of New Mexico's Risk Management Division.

Attorney Riley was recognized as a top rated Massachusetts attorney by Super Lawyers in 2011 and 2016.

Mr. Riley is Board Certified as a Civil Trial Specialist by the National Board of Trial Advocacy (1999 - present) and has completed the Harvard Law School Mediation Training Program (October 2004). He serves on the National Arbitration and Mediation (NAM) Panel. Mr. Riley is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell . In addition, Mr. Riley has developed an expertise in Daubert issues related to expert witness testimony.

Personal Injury
Insurance Defense
Medical Malpractice
Business Litigation

Massachusetts - 1973
U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts - 1973
New Mexico - 1973
U.S. District Court, District of New Mexico - 1973

University of Massachusetts at Amherst - B.A., 1970
Suffolk University Law School - J.D., 1973

American Bar Association
Massachusetts Bar Association
Massachusetts Trial Lawyers Association
New Mexico Bar Association
New Mexico Trial Lawyers Association


Riley & Associates
(508) 668-3360