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Past President of the Virginia State Bar, Edward B. Lowry, Joins The McCammon Group

For Immediate Release
July 9, 2007
For more information contact:
Rich Huffman
Direct Dial: (804) 421-5530

Edward B. Lowry, a leading commercial litigator and counselor, has joined The McCammon Group (TMG), the leading mediation and arbitration firm in the mid-Atlantic region.  Mr. Lowry will continue to practice law with the firm of Michie Hamlett Lowry Rasmussen & Tweel in Charlottesville, Virginia, but he will now also serve as a mediator and arbitrator through TMG.

A bar leader at the local, state and national levels, Mr. Lowry is a past president of the Charlottesville-Albemarle Bar Association, Virgnia State Bar and is a fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers. He is listed in Best Lawyers in America and Virginia Super Lawyers.

Mr. Lowry will complement TMG’s Central Virginia roster of professionals:

  • Thomas E. Albro, Esq. – Past President of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Hon. Sam W. Coleman – Retired Judge of the Virginia Court of Appeals
  • Hon. Jean W. Cunningham – Leading employment and labor law practitioner
  • John G. Douglass, Esq. – Professor, T.C. Williams School of Law
  • Hon. Robert L. Harris, Sr. – Retired Chief Judge of the Richmond Circuit Court
  • Lawrence H. Hoover, Esq. – Former Chair of the VSB/VBA Joint Committee on ADR
  • Barbara L. Hulburt, Esq. – First Director, Department of Dispute Resolution Services
  • Hon. Donald H. Kent – Former Counsel, Judicial Inquiry and Review Commission
  • John B. McCammon, Esq. – President and Founder, The McCammon Group
  • John H. OBrion, Esq. – Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Henry M Sackett, Esq. – Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers
  • Hon. Joseph E. Spruill, Jr. – Retired Chief Judge of the Tappahannock Circuit Court
  • Sen. Walter A. Stosch – Senate Majority Leader, Virginia General Assembly
  • Hon. Diane M. Strickland – Retired Chief Judge of the Roanoke Circuit Court
  • Hon. Jay T. Swett – Retired Chief Judge of the Charlottesville Circuit Court
  • Hon. Kenneth E. Trabue – Retired Chief Judge of the Roanoke Circuit Court
  • William C. Wood, Esq. – Member of the Family Law Section Board of Governors, Virginia State Bar

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Since its inception in 1995, TMG has conducted more than 8,000 private dispute resolution proceedings.  In so doing, TMG serves not only the lawyers and litigants, but also the public interest by relieving stress on the court system.


  • "The mediator was essential to injecting reality into discussions."

  • "A truly excellent job; patient, thorough and helpful in evaluating options."

  • "Scheduling was easy, prompt and efficient."

  • "The mediator was extremely prepared, compassionate, and determined to assist the parties with reaching a resolution."

  • "We were able to settle a highly contentious case after years of litigation just a few weeks before trial."

  • "Great communication and easy to deal with. Excellent all around."

  • "The mediator was fair and understood how to convey the weakness of a case without being judgmental."

  • "I have always been favorably impressed by the Neutrals at The McCammon Group."

  • "The mediator handled a very difficult mediation with patience and humor."

  • "Extraordinary skill and persistence in successfully mediating a very difficult case."

  • "Very efficient and courteous."

  • "Sometimes the human side of these cases leaves the practical side and they seem impossible to settle. Your "never give up" attitude carried the day."

  • "You have rendered invaluable service to me and my clients in the past, and we will continue to call upon you in the future when the need for a highly-skilled professional mediator arises."

  • "The depth and quality of the available mediators is exceptional."

  • "It is always great to use McCammon instead of litigation!"

  • "The quality of your panel members allows choice and comfort in the knowledge that your matter will be fully and fairly heard and resolved."