Rieders granted trial advocacy board certification

WILLIAMSPORT — Cliff Rieders, a partner in the Law Firm of Rieders, Travis, Humphrey, Waters & Dohrmann, Williamsport, has been a long-time Nationally Board Certified Civil Trial Advocate. The National Board of Trial Advocacy grants board certification based upon competitive examination, experience, and the recommendations of Judges.

Rieders’ certification as a Civil Pretrial Practice Law Advocate was recently extended by the board. This important certification was earned by Attorney Rieders’ “special competence in that field” of Civil Pretrial Practice Law.

Rieders is one of the few nationally board certified trial lawyers in North Central Pennsylvania. He is a past president of the Pennsylvania Trial Lawyers Association, now called the Pennsylvania Association for Justice.

The attorney graduated from New York University Phi Beta Kappa and Georgetown University Law School. He has served as an original and founding member of Pennsylvania’s Patient Safety Authority. He is a longtime member of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court Standard Jury Instruction Committee, which writes jury instructions and commentary provided to Judges throughout the Commonwealth. Rieders is admitted in Pennsylvania, New York, the District of Columbia, and practices in numerous federal courts including the Supreme Court of the United States.

Rieders has been recognized for his academic accomplishments as well. He has authored a variety of textbooks and pamphlets on legal topics, and lectured to many distinguished lawyer groups. As a life member of the American Law Institute, Rieders has helped to develop standard legal statements for use throughout the 50 States and the District of Columbia.

Rieders maintains an active litigation practice. He lectures and speaks before many legal groups.