John R. Riley

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Educational Background

1989      Juris Doctor
University of Iowa Law School
Iowa Law Review, Associate Editor

1984      B.A.
Drake University
Public Administration

Professional Experience and Areas of Concentration

John Riley practices in general litigation matters with an emphasis on construction, engineer, architect, and auto accident claims. Mr. Riley’s work experience includes personal injury claims, contract disputes and professional license matters before state licensing agencies. He is AV-Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Mr. Riley’s trial and arbitration experience includes more than 30 cases presented to juries, judges, and arbitrators. During a nine-month time period, Mr. Riley had five civil trials including back to back week long jury trials for two separate engineering clients. Mr. Riley’s writing and appellate experience includes appeal briefs and oral arguments to the Colorado Supreme Court, the Colorado Court of Appeals and to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals. His appellate work has resulted in thirteen published opinions.

Mr. Riley is a shareholder at Montgomery Little & Soran and has been employed at the firm since 1990. He has been the managing partner since 2010. In law school, Mr. Riley was on the Iowa Law Review and served as an associate editor. Mr. Riley passed both the Iowa Bar (now inactive) and the Colorado Bar during the summer of 1989.