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The McCammon Group is Pleased to Recognize One of our Own! Honorable Paul F. Sheridan (Ret.) Receives VADA Award

For Immediate Release
October 20, 2010
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 433-2242

Honorable Paul F. Sheridan, retired Chief Judge of the Arlington Circuit Court, has received the 2010 Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys Award for Excellence in Civil Litigation.  Judge Sheridan was honored with this award at the 36th Annual Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys’ Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 14, 2010.

This award honors those distinguished jurists, civil litigators, or other professionals who exhibit the highest standards of ethics, demeanor, and temperament; exemplary conduct in and out of the courtroom; courtesy and fairness; high quality of legal work; service and leadership to the bar; continuing commitment to educating Virginia lawyers; and other criteria that the Board deems appropriate.

Judge Sheridan joined The McCammon Group, upon his retirement from the bench in 2003.  Since that time, he has mediated/arbitrated more than 500 cases resulting in settlements/awards totalling more than $300,000,000.

The McCammon Group provides alternative dispute resolution services (ADR) including mediation, arbitration, neutral evaluation, special master, private judging, as well as related facilitation, training, and consulting services.  It consists of seventy-five professionals including retired judges and practicing attorneys located throughout Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.  Since its founding in 1995, The McCammon Group has handled more than 11,000 disputes, with a mediation settlement rate of approximately 85%.  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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