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Kenneth E. Riley

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Personal Injury Attorney in Birmingham, AL

Farris, Riley & Pitt, LLP
505 20th Street North, Suite 1700
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone: 205-324-1212
Fax: 205-324-1255
Selected to Super Lawyers: 2009 - 2022
Licensed in Alabama Since: 1999
Practice Areas: Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff
Attorney Profile

Ken Riley was born and raised in Alexander City, Alabama. After obtaining his business degree at the University of Alabama, Mr. Riley went on to complete his legal studies at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

For over eighteen years, Mr. Riley has dedicated his law practice to helping injured victims obtain fair and just settlements and verdicts. With a self-described “love of trying cases”, Mr. Riley believes his most important role as a plaintiff’s attorney is to follow a course of action that results in the best overall outcomes for clients. Mr. Riley tailors his practice to not only focus on people involved in catastrophic accidents, but also those injured by defective medical devices, child-related accidents, as well as victims of nursing home abuse.

About Kenneth E. Riley

First Admitted: 1999, Alabama

Professional Webpage:

Pro bono/Community Service

  • Children's Miracle Network Radiothon at Children's Hospital
  • Volunteer for Better Basics Birmingham Reads Day
  • Volunteer at First Light

Educational Background

  • B.S., University of Alabama


  • Birmingham "Top Attorney", Birmingham Magazine
  • Elected ALAJ President, Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ), 2016
  • Avvo Rating of 10/10, Avvo
  • Alabama Rising Star, Super Lawyers
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Rating, Martindale-Hubbell

Bar/Professional Activity

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Association for Justice - Member of Public Affairs Committee 2010-2013, Former State Delegate
  • Birmingham Bar Association (BBA) - Co-chair of the Diversity/Inclusivity Committee (2015)
  • Alabama Association for Justice (ALAJ) - President (2016-2017), President Elect (2015-2016), 1st Vice President (2014-2015), Chairman of the Governance and Board Development Committee (2011-2012), Treasurer 2011-2012, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Former Chairman of the Emerging Leaders, Champion of Justice
  • Alabama State Bar Association - Disciplinary Rules and Enforcement Committee 2009-2010

Scholarly Lectures/Writings

  • Attoney Ken Riley explains how camera-equipped drones are changing the way attorneys practice law, and what that may mean for the future of the legal industry., Legal Advice From on High, Business Alabama, 2016
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Office Location for Kenneth E. Riley

505 20th Street North
Suite 1700
Birmingham, AL 35203

Last Updated: 6/21/2022

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