Denise Pentino Appointed to the West Virginia CASA Board

January 10, 2014News Releases
Dinsmore & Shohl’s Denise Pentino has been appointed to the Board of Directors for West Virginia Court Appointed Special Advocates (WV CASA) Association.

Wheeling Chief of Police Shawn Schwertfeger is the President of the WV CASA Board. He saw a need to have legal representation the Board and recommended Pentino join.

“Children are our most precious commodity. They are also our most vulnerable citizens, and with WV CASA, it is truly all about the children. I was looking for someone with that same understanding, someone with a tremendous amount of energy, experience and resolve to help guide WV CASA to a brighter future. Ms. Pentino brings all of that and then some. We are fortunate to have an attorney of her caliber serve on the Board of Directors,” said Chief Schwertfeger.

“Joining the WV CASA Board of Directors is an opportunity to impact the lives of at risk children. It’s a great honor to be asked to join,” said Pentino.

Pentino is the Managing Partner of the firm’s Wheeling office. Her experience with complex litigation in both state and federal courts includes the management, discovery, resolution and/or trial of class actions, multi-party suits and mass tort claims. Drawing on her deep reservoir of knowledge surrounding workplace safety regulations, workers’ compensation law and industry operations, Pentino helps clients plan and strategically implement policies to limit their exposure. She also has extensive experience representing insurance companies in bad faith litigation, both in Ohio and West Virginia in state and federal courts.