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Honorable Martin P. Welch (Ret.) Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
February 23, 2015
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 433-2242

The Honorable Martin P. Welch (Ret.) has joined The McCammon Group, a leading provider of dispute resolution services in the mid-Atlantic region.

Judge Welch retired recently after more than twenty-one years of distinguished judicial service, including ten years as Judge in Charge of the Family Division and four years as Chief Judge of the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. Prior to his service on the bench, he spent twelve years in the Baltimore City Solicitor’s Office, first in the Contracts and Tax, Pensions and Finance Sections and later in the Corporate Division. A leader in the community, he has served on the boards of numerous educational, charitable, and business organizations. Judge Welch now brings this distinct record of dedication and achievement to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation and arbitration needs of lawyers and litigants throughout Maryland 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-eight 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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