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Michael E. Harman, Esq. Distinguished Civil Litigator Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
November 10, 2008
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 421-5530

Michael E. Harman, Esq. has joined The McCammon Group, the leading mediation and arbitration firm in Virginia.  A distinguished civil litigator, his practice focuses on personal injury, professional malpractice, product liability and employment disputes.   Mr. Harman will also continue to practice law as a Partner in the Richmond law firm of Harman, Claytor, Corrigan & Wellman, P.C.

Mr. Harman is an experienced mediator and is being recognized by his peers in the Alternative Dispute Resolution category of the upcoming Virginia Business magazine’s “Legal Elite.”  An active member of the Bar at the local, state and national levels, Mr. Harman is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers.

Mr. Harman joins the other TMG professionals located in Central Virginia:

Thomas E. Albro, Esq. – Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Hon. Sam W. Coleman, III (Ret.) – Former Judge, Court of Appeals of Virginia
Hon. Jean W. Cunningham – Leading Labor and Employment Practioner
John G. Douglass, Esq. – Dean of the T.C. Williams School of Law
Robert J. Grey, Jr., Esq. – Past President of the American Bar Association
Hon. Robert L. Harris, Sr. (Ret.) – Retired Chief Judge, Richmond Circuit Court
Barbara L. Hulburt, Esq. – First Director, Department of Dispute Resolution Services
Hon. Donald H. Kent (Ret.) – Retired Chief Judge of the Alexandria Circuit Court
Hon. Elizabeth B. Lacy (Ret.) – Former Judge, Supreme Court of Virginia
John B. McCammon, Esq. – Founder and President, The McCammon Group
John H. OBrion, Esq. – Fellow, American College of Trial Lawyers
Hon. Joseph E. Spruill, Jr. (Ret.) – Retired Chief Judge, 15th Circuit Court
Senator Walter A. Stosch – CPA and Member of the Virginia General Assembly
William C. Wood, Esq. – Member, Board of Governors, Family Law Section, VSB
Hon. Wiley R. Wright, Jr. (Ret.) – Retired Chief Judge fo the Alexandria Circuit Court

The McCammon Group consists of sixty-six professionals including retired judges, practicing attorneys and a financial expert located throughout Virginia, D.C. and Maryland.  Since its founding in 1995, TMG has conducted more than 11,000 private dispute resolution proceedings resulting in a mediation settlement rate exceeding 85%.  The McCammon Group is committed to the proposition that alternative dispute resolution processes provide the individual, 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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