CHARLESTON -– Dinsmore & Shohl is pleased to announce that Matthew P. Kingery and Jason S. Long have been named partners of the firm.

Kingery is a partner in the firm's Corporate Department and practices out of the Charleston office. Long is a partner in the firm's Litigation Department and practices out of the Morgantown office.

Kingery's practice focuses on a wide range of real estate matters with emphasis on title, acquisitions, sales and financing issues. His experience includes transactions involving both complex estates and oil, gas and mineral issues and he has a wealth of experience with landlord tenant issues and title insurance matters. Kingery's clients include lenders, property owners, developers and property management groups.

He remains active in his community and currently serves as a member of the Charleston Area Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors, the University of Charleston Graduate School of Business' Advisory Committee, Generation Charleston, and the West Virginia State Bar Real Estate Zoning and Land Use Section.

Kingery has been selected for numerous awards including being listed in West Virginia Rising Stars and being named as a recipient of the 2009 Generation Next: 40 Under 40 award by The State Journal. Kingery earned his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law (2000) and his B.A. from Marshall University (1997).

Long's practice focuses on enforcing the collection rights and security interests of creditors. In this area of the law, he also has experience in defending creditors and debt collection entities and/or mortgage servicers in litigation where claims have been asserted against such entities for alleged violations of the West Virginia Consumer Credit and Protect Act and/or the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practices Act.

Long is also a member of the firm's Education Law Practice Group where he provides representation to a number of county school systems in the State. His experience includes guidance on all personnel matters, student and employee discipline matters and due process hearings. He often provides in-service training to school personnel on issues such as student rights, student discipline, employee discipline and updates on the ever changing educational laws.

Long has been listed in West Virginia Rising Stars and named a "Future Star" by Benchmark Litigation. Long earned his J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law (2002) and his B.A. from Marshall University (1998).

Dinsmore & Shohl is comprised of more than 450 attorneys practicing in 10 offices throughout Ohio, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. For more than a century, Dinsmore & Shohl has provided a broad range of integrated services to meet the needs of both large and small businesses, as well as institutions, associations, governments, professional firms and individuals.

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