Liam Riley


Serving Philadelphia & Surrounding Areas

Liam J. Riley is a trial attorney with Krasner & Long. He graduated from St. Joseph's University (B.A.) and Temple University Beasley School of Law (J.D.) In law school, he received the Gideon Award and was named a Rubin Public Interest Associate because of his commitment to indigent defense and public service.

He also worked as a research assistant for the American Civil Liberties Union and served as a board member of the National Lawyers' Guild. Before joining the firm, he was a Major Trials Attorney at the Defender Association of Philadelphia.

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Approach to Law

As a Philadelphia criminal defense attorney, Mr. Riley has secured countless acquittals in trials before juries and judges in the Philadelphia courts. He has extensive experience in defending clients who have been prosecuted under the Indicting Grand Jury and as part of the Focused Deterrence Program, as well as in defending those with mental health issues.

He has won cases involving allegations of attempted murder, rape, child sexual abuse, burglary, armed robbery, drug and weapons offenses, among others. Mr. Riley has also been successful in securing his clients' release and the withdrawal of charges before trial due to the fact that his client had been misidentified and was innocent. He is similarly experienced in defending clients in post-trial probationary hearings.

Our Attorney Is Here For You

Mr. Riley entered the practice of criminal law in order to work with people who are going through the most difficult times in their lives and to give them the confidence that their case is being handled with the care and attention it deserves.

He believes that excellence in criminal defense means always being more than prepared to bring a case to trial, while also giving clients the best possible alternative options. Through his knowledge of the law, thorough preparation, attention to detail, and his abilities as a trial attorney, Mr. Riley continually achieves results for his clients.

In addition to his work in the courtroom, Mr. Riley serves as the Vice President of the Philadelphia Criminal Law Inn of Court and as a faculty member with the National Institute of Trial Advocacy. He is a native of Long Island, New York where he graduated from Chaminade High School.

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