Christopher L. Riegler

Shareholder

Chris is a shareholder in the health care law section offering the following services — risk management, professional licensing matters, professional liability defense and alternative dispute resolution (he is a registered mediator). His extensive jury trial experience spans 35 years, and he has protected the interests of health care providers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana. His legal focus is on the representation of doctors and hospitals in all stages of legal disputes, including contractual issues, licensing concerns and professional liability matters. He is also a registered mediator in Indiana. Chris spent 7 years on active duty with the United Sates Air Force as a JAG officer (Judge Advocate General Corps) and 15 years with the Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard as a JAG officer. He retired as a Lt. Col. in 2008.

Focus Areas

Education

1980

Cornerstone University

Degree:

B.A., sociology & comparative religion

Honors:
1984

Wayne State University

School:

School of Law

Degree:

J.D.

Honors:

Experience

  • Assistant Public Defender, Muskegon County, Mich., 1984 – 1986
  • United States Air Force, JAG Corps, 1986 – 1993
  • Wright State University School of Medicine, Adjunct Professor, School of Community Health, 1992 – 1994
  • United States Air Force Reserve, 1993 – 1997
  • Dinsmore & Shohl, Cincinnati/Dayton, litigation associate, 1993 – 1996
  • Hall Render, Indianapolis, Attorney, 1996 – 2017 (shareholder, 2000 – 2017)
  • Indiana Air National Guard, 1998 – 2008 (Lt. Col, retired 2008)

Admitted to Bar

  • 1984 Michigan
  • 1993 Ohio
  • 1996 Indiana

Court Admissions

  • 1984 U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan
  • 1984 U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan
  • 1986 United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces
  • 1993 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio
  • 1996 U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • 1996 U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana

Favorite Book

The Book of Ecclesiastes from the Bible

Favorite Quote

“The main thing God gets out of our life is not the achievements you accomplish. It is the person you become.” — Dallas Willard

Favorite Vacation Spot

Glen Arbor, Michigan

Hobbies

Reading, biking, walking

Hidden Talent

House cleaning (and maybe babysitting)