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Hon. Rufus G. King, III (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
February 25, 2009
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 421-5530

The Honorable Rufus G. King, III, retired Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, has joined The McCammon Group, a leading provider of mediation, arbitration and related dispute resolution services in the mid-Atlantic.

Preceding his distinguished judicial service, he worked in private practice for several firms before forming a partnership with his father, which later merged with Berliner and Maloney. In 1984, Judge King was appointed as an associate judge to the Superior Court of the District of Columbia, serving thereafter in the Criminal, Civil and Family Court Divisions. He was a Deputy Presiding Judge of the Division from 1994 to 1996 and subsequently was chosen to serve as a Chair of the Civil Divison from 1997 to 1998. In 2000, he was designated as Chief Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia until his retirement in September 2008.

While serving the court, Judge King chaired the Superior Court Child Support Guidelines Committee (1988-1989), the Domestic Violence Coordinating Council (1994-1995), and the Committee on Technology and Automation (1986-2000).

Judge King currently serves on the Board of Directors of the National Center for State Courts, and he is Chairman of the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts. He is a member of the Bar Assocation of the District of Columbia, the Washington Bar Association, and the American Law Institute.

Judge King is a graduate of Princeton Univeristy and Georgetown University Law Center.

He now joins The McCammon Group to serve the mediation, arbitration, and special master needs of lawyers and litigants in Washington, DC, the mid-Atlantic, and throughout the nation. Also, he will serve The McCammon Group as its Director of Professional Development – DC.

Judge King joins the other professionals of The McCammon Group’s Washington, DC cadre:

  • Robert J. Grey, Jr., Esq. – Past President of the American Bar Association
  • Hon. Warren R. King (Ret.) – Retired Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals
  • Willie L. Leftwich, Esq. – Legal, Business and Civic Leader
  • Glenn C. Lewis, Esq. – Past President of the Virginia Bar Association
  • Alexia Morrison, Esq. – Former Chief Litigation Counsel of the SEC
  • Hon. William C. Pryor (Ret.) – Former Chief Judge of the D.C. Court of Appeals
  • Robert P. Watkins, Esq. – Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Charles R. Work, Esq. – Past President, DC Bar

The McCammon Group provides alternative dispute resolution services (ADR) including mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, private judging, as well as related training and consulting. It consists of sixty-eight professionals including retired judges, practicing attorneys, and a financial expert located throughout Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Since its founding in 1995, The McCammon Group has handled more than 11,000 disputes. Its mediation settlement rate exceeds 85%. The McCammon Group is committed to the proposition that ADR processes and related consulting services provide individuals, as well as public and private entities, with many substantial benefits including self determination, cost effectiveness, timeliness, flexibility, finality, and confidentiality.

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