Kimberly Riley graduated from California State University, San Bernardino with a Bachelors Degree in History and Economics and from Claremont Graduate University with a Masters Degree in Economics with emphasis in Business and Finance. She went on to pursue her Law Degree at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law in Sacramento and was admitted to the California Bar in 2008.
During law school, Kimberly was the recipient of the Amicus Lex Award, awarded to the first year law student who ranked number one in their class. She is also a member of the Traynor Honor Society, McGeorge School of Law; Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society; Omicron Delta Epsilon, Economics Honor Society; Phi Alpha Theta, History Honors Society. She has also been the recipient of various academic scholarships, some of which include: McBride Family Economics Scholarship, SEMA Memorial Scholarship, and Judge Elvin F. and Pauline C. Sheehy Scholarship.
While attending law school, Kimberly worked as a civilian manager for the Sacramento Police Department. She managed the Governmental Affairs Unit in the Chief's Office, which served as the police department liaison with outside governmental agencies and other city departments, primarily the Sacramento City Attorney's Office, City Manager's Office, and City Council and drafted, reviewed, and processed contracts, Public Record Act requests, City Council reports, legislative analyses and opinions, and ordinance revisions. She also served as a member, on behalf of the Sacramento Police Department, of the California Peace Officers' Law and Legislative Committee.
Kimberly joined Lackie, Dammeier, McGill & Ethir APC in 2008. She primarily handles police administrative disciplinary matters, responds to officer-involved shootings, and prepares Brady appeals.
In her spare time, Kimberly enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.
Email Kimberly at Kim@policeattorney.com