Timothy Riley

Welcome to Timothy Riley Law, APC, where our clients matter most.  Being charged with a crime is one of Timothy Rileythe most stressful events that can happen to someone.  The experience is usually a scary, confusing, and time consuming ordeal. A criminal conviction can result in substantial consequences to a person’s future, freedom, and liberty. That is why we bring compassion and dedication to every client and case we handle.

Timothy Riley believes the ultimate human experience is to give to those that others have forsaken. He has held this philosophy his entire career and he aims to bring hope to people who might believe they are defeated. His promise is to always exhaust his skills and resources, and bring to bear my many years of experience, to achieve success for the accused.


Juris Doctorate 

  • Thomas Jefferson School of Law 1991-1994

Bachelor of Science Laws

  • Western State University College of Law 1991

Legal Assistant Training

  • Certificate Program Legal Assistant Training University of California, San Diego 1989

Legal Work Experience

The Law Office of Timothy F. Riley

  • Criminal Defense 04-01-2016 to present 

Attorney: Deputy Public Defender III

  • San Diego County. Trial Attorney 1998 – 2016

The Law Offices of Timothy F. Riley

  • Criminal Defense 1995-1998

The Law Office of Benjamin Sanchez Jr. 

  • Criminal Defense Legal Assistant 1989 – 1994