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WHEELING, WV - Dinsmore & Shohl’s Christopher P. Riley has been selected to the West Virginia Bar Foundation Fellows 2014 class.

Riley was one of 18 new members honored during the annual Bar Foundation Fellows Dinner April 25. Throughout the 16 years of the program, 300 judges and attorneys have been named fellows.

The West Virginia Bar Association selects members based on their dedication to the legal profession and to improving their community.

Riley’s father, Arch W. Riley Sr., was a Foundation Fellow in 2004.

Riley is a partner in the firm’s corporate department, real estate practice group and shale resources team, with extensive experience counseling small business, educational institutions and public agencies on a variety of issues.

At the firm, he regularly teams with lawyers in the employment, health care, finance and family wealth planning areas to provide local access to a broad range of resources. Prior to joining the firm, Riley practiced for more than 25 years in the Wheeling law firm of Bailey, Riley & Harman. That firm was started by his great-grandfather, T.S. Riley, in 1878.

More than 500 attorneys work for Dinsmore & Shohl in 16 cities in Colorado, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C. and West Virginia.