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We can work with you to identify the best way to mediate and arbitrate remotely. While you remain in control of the arrangements, we will fit right in. Our Neutrals can help you move forward to resolve disputes for the benefit of all the parties. Let’s get started. Call 888-343-0922, email info@mccammongroup.com, or click here to Submit a Case.

Hon. Winship C. Tower (Ret.)


Areas of Experience

Disputes involving family and business matters; equitable distribution; business, retirement, deferred compensation, stock options and real estate valuations, divisions and dissolution; property tracing; tax issues; income analysis; alimony; child support, custody, visitation and parenting plans; pre and post nuptial agreements; elder law issues and legal malpractice.

Professional Experience

• Judge, City of Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, 2000-2016. Chief Judge, 2008-2010.

• Former Partner and Past Chair of Family Law Practice Group, Kaufman & Canoles, P.C.

• Certified Mediator, Supreme Court of Virginia.

Affiliations

• Fellow, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.

• Fellow, Virginia Law Foundation.

• Member, The Boyd-Graves Conference.

• Former Member, I’Anson-Hoffman Inn of Court.

• Past Chair, Board of Governors, Family Law Section; Former Member, Board of Governors, Education of Lawyers Section and General Practice Section, Virginia State Bar.

• Past Chair, Domestic Relations Section; Member, Commission on the Needs of Children; Former Member, Commission on Professionalism, Virginia Bar Association.

• Appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve on Advisory Committee on the Establishment of Family Law Courts in Virginia, 2005.

• Appointed by the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia to serve on the Futures Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21st Century, 2005.

• Former Member, Executive Committee, Virginia Council of Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court Judges, and Former Member, Law Revision Committee of the Judicial Conference of Virginia for District Courts.

• Former Member, Liaison Committee for Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts, Virginia Beach Bar Association.

• Former Co-Lead Judge, Juvenile Detention Alternative Initiative, Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

• Former Co-Lead Judge, Court Improvement Project, Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

• Frequent speaker at Continuing Legal Education and Judicial Education Programs on family law issues and complex financial issues in mediation.

• Recipient, Women of Distinction Award, YMCA of South Hampton Roads, 2000.

• Named among “Influential Women of Virginia” by Virginia Lawyers Weekly, 2011.

 

Education

• University of Virginia School of Law, J.D.

• Hollins University, B.A., with Honors.

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