Attorney Charles C. Dunn is the founding partner of :
Dunn, McCormack and MacPherson
A General Practice Law Firm
Charles C. Dunn, Esq. (Chuck) has been in the general practice of law in Fairfax County, Virginia since 1972. He has litigated hundreds of civil trials in the Circuit Courts, General District Courts and Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington, Prince William, Loudoun, Fauquier and Stafford Counties.
In his private practice, he has tried all types of contested family law cases, personal injury cases as well as handling Bankruptcy, Real Estate Settlements, and Estate Administration cases.
For the past 20 years, his practice has concentrated on Family Law cases (Divorce, Contested Custody matters, Equitable Distribution of property and pension interests, Separate Maintenance, Spousal and Child Support issues, Adoptions, Name Changes, Pre Nuptial Agreements, Equity Sharing Agreements for unmarried partners, etc.). He has served as a Mediator and Judge pro Tempore (for the Fairfax County Circuit Court) for most of the above matters. In addition, he drafts Wills (with Trust Provisions for minors), assists clients in Estate Administration matters and his law firm handles personal injury cases, land use cases, some criminal cases and most other kinds of civil cases.
From 1978 until the present he has served as a Commissioner in Chancery for the Fairfax Circuit Court and is listed as an approved Judge pro tempore for the Fairfax Circuit Court. For 30 years (1979 – 2009), he served as a Substitute Judge in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts and the General District Courts, primarily in Fairfax County but also presiding, on occasion, in Arlington, Prince William and Loudoun Counties. Prior to Law School, he was a United States Naval Officer (Supply Corps) from 1965 – 1968.
During the past 10 + years, he has served as a Neutral Case Evaluator and Conciliator for the Fairfax Circuit Court and has facilitated several Marital and Property Settlement Agreements as a Mediator.