Hon. John W. Brown (Ret.)
Retired Chief Judge, 1st Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia, City of Chesapeake
The Honorable John Brown recently retired as Chief Judge of the 1st Judicial Circuit Court of Virginia after fourteen years of distinguished judicial service to the City of Chesapeake. Prior to his judicial service, Judge Brown enjoyed a successful private practice for twenty-eight years, serving as both plaintiff’s and civil defense counsel. He also served the City of Chesapeake as Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney, Commissioner of Accounts, and Commissioner in Chancery for Divorce and Equity Matters. Among his many credentials, Judge Brown is a former President of the Chesapeake Bar Association, former Chairman of the Chesapeake Board of Directors for TowneBank, and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame and Museum. He now brings this record of excellence and achievement to The McCammon Group to serve the mediation, arbitration, judge pro tempore, and special master needs of lawyers and litigants throughout the Commonwealth.
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