The McCammon Group, Ltd. | Spring 2017 Newsletter | Your Dispute Resolution Resource
Our Newest Neutrals
Hon. Robert S. Brewbaker, Jr. (Ret.)

Hon. Robert S. Brewbaker, Jr. (Ret.) - Charlottesville, VA

The Honorable Bob Brewbaker has joined The McCammon Group after two decades of distinguished judicial service. Judge Brewbaker is a former trial lawyer who for twenty-seven years represented both plaintiffs and defendants in disputes including personal injury and medical malpractice. Following his tenure as a trial lawyer, Judge Brewbaker served as a Juvenile & Domestic Relations judge for a decade, during which time he helped families through the difficult and emotional issues of child custody and visitation. He has served as a mentor for new Juvenile & Domestic Relations judges and also in his community as a member of various boards. Judge Brewbaker recently retired from the bench and relocated to Charlottesville. To view Judge Brewaker's profile,  please click here.
Hon. Daniel M. Long (Ret.) - Eastern Shore, MD

The Honorable Danny Long has joined The McCammon Group after thirty years of distinguished public service. Judge Long served as Judge for the Circuit Court of Somerset County for twenty-six years, during which time he served as Circuit Administration Judge and County Administrative Judge. Prior to his appointment to the bench, Judge Long was elected as a member of the Maryland House of Delegates, where he served admirably for seven years while also maintaining a successful private law practice in Somerset and Worcester Counties. Judge Long is a Recipient of the Judge Anselm Sodaro Judicial Civility Award from the Maryland State Bar Association, and he was selected as 2015's "Judge of the Year" by the Litigation Section of the Maryland State Bar Association. To view Judge Long's profile, please click here. 
Hon. Daniel M. Long (Ret.)

Andrew H. Marks, Esq.
Andrew H. Marks, Esq. - Washington, DC

Andy Marks is a nationally recognized trial lawyer who also has more than 25 years of experience serving both as a mediator and arbitrator. Andy has broad-based experience with complex commercial litigation matters involving business torts and contracts, class actions, fiduciary duty, corporate governance, insurance coverage, law firm issues, attorney client relationships, defamation, and commercial real estate. He is a Past President of both the DC Bar and the DC Bar Foundation. Andy now brings this distinctive record of leadership and experience to The McCammon Group to continue serving the mediation and arbitration needs of lawyers and litigants throughout the DC region and beyond. To view Andy's profile, please click here.
Hon. Burke F. McCahill (Ret.) - Leesburg, VA

The Honorable Burke McCahill has joined The McCammon Group after eighteen years of distinguished judicial service. Judge McCahill first served on the Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court then was elected as a Judge of the Circuit Court, where he served admirably for sixteen years, including two terms as Chief Judge. Prior to his tenure on the bench, Judge McCahill enjoyed a successful career in private practice where his focus was on family law. Among his many credentials, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and past chair of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. To view Judge McCahill's profile, please click here.  
Hon. Burke F. McCahill (Ret.)

Hon. William G. Simmons (Ret.)
Hon. William G. Simmons (Ret.) - Montgomery County, MD

A longtime resident of Montgomery County, The Honorable Bill Simmons (Ret.) has served his community as an advocate, civic leader, educator, and distinguished jurist. Prior to his tenure on the bench, Judge Simmons enjoyed a successful law practice providing counsel in a wide array of civil disputes, with a focus on family law. He recently retired after a decade on the Montgomery County District Court and now brings his skill and experience to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation and arbitration needs of lawyers and litigants throughout Maryland. To view Judge Simmons' profile, please click here.
Hon. Teena D. Grodner (Ret.)

The Impact of Alternative Dispute Resolution on Family Law

Article by The Honorable Teena D. Grodner (Ret.), Family Law Neutral

The legal system is not static. It requires regular evaluation and improvement to assure that the needs of the community are being served. As family law professionals, we know it is critical to consider the needs of the parties and their families. We must be the leaders in the continuing evaluation and improvement of the system and address restrictions in the system that impede the prompt, effective, and efficient resolution of family issues.

Many family law cases require early action to stabilize the family and their resources, even when it might be preferable to postpone pursuing an ultimate resolution. In parts of Virginia, there are judicial vacancies, limited docket time, and long waits for trial dates.... to continue reading, please click here.
TMG's Tiered Fee Schedule: Hourly rates starting at $200 per hour
The McCammon Group (TMG) has a Tiered Fee Schedule in place that reflects the differences in size and complexity of cases. While some may know TMG for our work on larger cases, our Tiered Fee Schedule allows many of our Neutrals to be available in handling even the smallest cases in a cost-effective manner. The hourly rates range from $200 to $575 for VA and MD cases, and $300 to $675 for DC cases. Please click links below to view our fee schedules:

Upcoming Events, Sponsorships & Exhibitions
VA CLE "Ethical Advocacy in Mediation" CLE Webcast - click here to register
VTLA Annual Convention, The Greenbrier.
Bar Association of Frederick County, MD Luncheon, Frederick.
TLA of DC Dinner Meeting, DC.
Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association Bench Bar Conference, Norfolk.
VSB/VA CLE Advanced Family Law Seminar, Richmond.
Maryland Defense Counsel Trial Academy, Baltimore.
Montgomery County Annual Meeting and Law Day Celebration, Gaithersburg.
VTLA May Tort Seminar, Richmond.
VADA Spring Meeting, Staunton.
Trial Lawyers Association of DC Awards Dinner, DC.
Maryland Association for Justice Medical Negligence Seminar, Columbia.
Maryland Defense Counsel Crab Feast, Baltimore.
MSBA Annual Meeting, Ocean City.
VSB Annual Meeting Banquet, Virginia Beach.
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