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Honorable Dennis J. Smith (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

The Honorable Dennis J. Smith (Ret.) has joined The McCammon Group, a leading provider of mediation, arbitration, and special master services in the mid-Atlantic region.

Judge Smith recently retired after serving the Fairfax Circuit Court for twenty years, including four terms as Chief Judge. Prior to his tenure on the bench, he enjoyed a successful career in private practice with a focus on family law. A Past President of the National Conference of Metropolitan Courts, Judge Smith is also a Member of the Boyd-Graves Conference and the Virginia Civil and Criminal Benchbook Committee. He previously served as Chair of the Judicial Education Committee for the Judicial Conference of Virginia and of the Advisory Committee on the Establishment of a Family Court in Virginia. Judge Smith now brings this distinguished record of leadership and achievement to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation, arbitration, and special master needs of lawyers and litigants throughout the Commonwealth and beyond.

Since 1995, The McCammon Group has provided alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services including mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, special master, judge pro tempore, med/arb, neutral evaluation, hearing officer, fact finder, and conciliation; as well as related facilitation, training, and consulting services.  It consists of seventy-four Neutrals including retired judges and practicing attorneys located throughout Virginia, Washington D.C., and Maryland.  Importantly, throughout this time The McCammon Group has achieved a settlement rate of approximately 85% in its mediation work.  The McCammon Group is committed to the proposition that ADR processes provide individuals, as well as public and private entities, with many substantial benefits including effective and prompt resolution of disputes, self-determination, cost savings, timeliness, flexibility, and confidentiality.

For more information, please visit www.mccammongroup.com.

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