The Hon. James R. Reilly, 63, of Piedmont, has been appointed to a judgeship in the Alameda County Superior Court. Reilly has been a partner at Gordon Rees Scully Mansukhani since 1995. He was an associate at Pillsbury Madison and Sutro from 1986 to 1990 and served as an officer in the U.S. Navy from 1976 to 1983. Reilly earned a Juris Doctor degree from the University of San Francisco School of Law and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge Robert B. Freedman. Reilly is registered without party preference.
- J.D. from University of San Francisco
- Bachelor of Arts from University of California, Berkeley
- Associate at Pillsbury Madison and Sutro (1986 to 1990)
- Officer at U.S. Navy (1976 to 1983)