Livia Riley (formerly Livia Goetz) is a 2004 graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where she focused on Criminal Law and Procedure and worked as a law clerk at the Office of the Federal Public Defender. She began her legal career as an assistant prosecuting attorney in Muskegon County, Michigan, and in 2006 returned to Oregon and became a defense attorney. She formed the law firm of Sacks & Goetz in 2011 with partner David Sacks and, in 2018, formed Riley & Washchuk PC with Matt Washchuk.
Livia's practice consists of predominately criminal and juvenile court matters, including delinquency charges, Measure 11 offenses, sex offenses, relief from sex offender registration, expunctions, dependency and termination of parental rights matters, and administrative challenges of founded child welfare dispositions. Livia handles cases in multiple counties in Oregon, including Multnomah, Tillamook, Clackamas, Columbia, and Washington Counties.
Livia grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan and attended the University of Michigan. She lives in Portland with her husband and their five children.