WHEELING - Forty-two lawyers from Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote. P.C. (DMC) were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America.

The firm, headquartered in Pittsburgh, has more than 150 attorneys across seven states, including West Virginia.

Two Wheeling DMC lawyers named in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014 are Melissa M. Barr, Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants; and Melvin F. O'Brien,Personal Injury Litigation – Defendants.

Barr is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. She concentrates her practice in the areas of insurance litigation, including coverage issues and bad faith, agency/broker liability, personal injury, employment law, commercial law, construction law, and toxic torts, with a particular emphasis in insurance defense.

Barr graduated summa cum laude from West Virginia University, where she was a member of Phi Beta Kappa, in 1996 with a B.A. in International Relations and German. She received her J.D. from West Virginia University College of Law in 1999.

O'Brien is a shareholder of Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. and the Shareholder-in-Charge of the Steubenville and Wheeling offices. He concentrates his practice in the areas of civil litigation, health care law, product liability law, insurance coverage litigation, food and beverage industry, and transportation law, with a particular emphasis in personal injury litigation. He handles professional liability matters for lawyers, accountants, brokers, and insurance agents and advises them on best practices to use in order to avoid litigation.

In 1988, Mr. O'Brien graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.S.B.A. in Business Administration. He received his J.D. from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law in 1994, cum laude.

About Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.: Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C. is a nationally recognized law firm providing comprehensive legal expertise in a multitude of practice areas. Headquartered in Pittsburgh and founded more than 100 years ago, the firm serves industry-leading clients across the country from offices throughout the Mid-Atlantic region in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina and West Virginia. For more information: 800-243-5412 or www.dmclaw.com.

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