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Hon. Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr. (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
September 2, 2008
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 421-5530

The Honorable Robert W. Wooldridge, retired Judge of the Nineteenth Circuit Court in Fairfax, has joined The McCammon Group (TMG), the mid-Atlantic’s leading mediation, arbitration, facilitation, training & consulting firm.

Judge Wooldridge served over sixteen years on the bench in the Fairfax Circuit Court until his retirement in August, 2008.  Prior to the bench, he was a partner at McGuire Woods and a Commissioner-in-Chancery in the Circuit Court of Fairfax County.  His general civil practice included a wide variety of cases including but not limited to personal injury, product liability, contracts, and trusts & estates.  A past President of the Fairfax Bar Association and a former Member of the Virginia State Bar Council, Judge Wooldridge is also a former Faculty Member of the Virginia State Bar Professionalism Course and a former Member of the Board of Directors for Legal Services Corporation of Northern Virginia.  He is also a professor at George Mason University School of Law and a Member of the Board of Visitors of the Graduate School of Forensic Psychology at Marymount Univeristy.

In addition to his service to the legal community, Judge Wooldridge has also served the community at large in a number of capacities.  He is a past Board Member for the Medical Care for Children Project and current Board Member for the Flicker of Hope Foundation.  He is also a camp counselor at the Mid-Atlantic Burn Camp.

Judge Wooldridge joins the other TMG professionals located in Northern Virginia:

Hon. F. Bruch Bach (Ret.) – Fairfax
Geoff A. Drucker, Esq. – Arlington
Frances Fite, Esq. – Vienna
Hon. Johanna L. Fitzpatrick (Ret.) – Alexandria
Robert T. Hall, Esq. – Reston
Grayson P. Hanes, Esq. – Falls Church
Susan Massie Hicks – Fairfax
John A.C. Keith, Esq. – Fairfax
Hon. Donald H. Kent (Ret.) – Alexandria
Hon. William H. Ledbetter, Jr. (Ret.) – Fredericksburg
Robert T. Mitchell, Esq. – Winchester
Russell H. Roberts, Esq. – Fredericksburg
Hon. Paul F. Sheridan (Ret.) – Arlington
Hon. Alfred D. Swersky (Ret.) – Alexandria
Bruce E. Titus, Esq. – Vienna
Hon. Arthur B. Vieregg (Ret.) – Fairfax
Hon. Robert W. Wooldridge, Jr. (Ret.) – Fairfax
Hon. Wiley R. Wright, Jr. (Ret.) – Alexandria

TMG consists of sixty-three professionals including retired judges and practicing attorneys located throughout Virginia, DC, and Maryland.  Since its founding in 1995, TMG has conducted more than 9,000 private dispute resolution proceedings including mediations, arbitrations, and related processes.  TMG’s specialty is mediation and it has a mediation settlement rate exceeding 85%.  In addition, the Facilitation, Training & Consulting division provides dispute prevention and resolution services to local, state, and federal agencies as well as public and private entities. For more information, please visit

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