Michael Riley is a third-generation Madison lawyer. Mike concentrates his practice in the areas of personal injury, insurance issues, mediation and arbitration. He has lectured and written extensively on matters relating to the preparation and trial of lawsuits. Mike has taught trial advocacy and negotiation at the University of Wisconsin Law School, and has been a featured speaker at a number of seminars for various organizations, including the State Bar of Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Association for Justice, the Wisconsin Judicial Conference, Professional Education Systems, Inc. and the National Business Institute.
The State Bar of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Association for Justice have published articles he has authored on topics relating to personal injury claims. He has written several amicus curiae briefs on the Wisconsin Association for Justice's behalf. The State Bar has selected Mike to serve on a number of committees and to chair the Inter-Professional Relations and Legislative Committees. He has been ranked among the best lawyers locally and nationally in the areas of personal injury, mediation and arbitration by both national and local publications.
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Super Lawyer||Wisconsin Super Lawyers||2007|
|Best Lawyers in Southern Wisconsin||Madison Magazine||2006|
|Super Lawyer||Wisconsin Super Lawyers||2006|
|Best Lawyers in Wisconsin||Milwaukee Magazine||2005|
|Super Lawyer||Wisconsin Super Lawyers||2005|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Litigation Section||Board Member||2004 - Present|
|Wisconsin Association for Justice (Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers)||Editorial Board Member||1998 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin||Member||1973 - Present|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Inter-Professional Relations Committee||Former Chair||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Legislative Oversight Committee||Former Chair||N/A|
|State Bar of Wisconsin, Arbitration Guideline Committee||Former Chair||N/A|
|U of Wisconsin||law||1973|
|Harold Umansky v. Barry Fox||Supreme Court rules in plaintiff's favor.|
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