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Guilford D. Ware

Mr. Ware is Of Counsel with CWM, practiced primarily in the areas of Maritime Law, Civil Litigation and International Commerce. He has broad experience in all matters of admiralty and maritime law, including Jones Act, collisions, salvage, pollution, cargo and vessel arrest/attachment. Mr. Ware is a former Managing Partner of the Firm and a Retired Lt. Colonel in the United States Air Force.
Education
University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1952
University of Virginia, B.S., 1949, McIntire School of Commerce
Bar/Court Admissions
Virginia State Bar
United States Supreme Court
United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Memberships
Virginia Law Foundation, Fellow
American Bar Association Foundation, Fellow
Southeastern Admiralty Law Institute (Chairman,1985; Seminar Chairman, 1984, 1987)
I'Anson-Hoffman American Inn of Court (Past President, 2000)
Maritime Law Association of the United States, Life Member (Committee on Maritime Insurance, General Average and Salvage Subcommittee on P&I Insurance)
American Judicature Society
Norfolk & Portsmouth Bar Association Foundation
Community Involvement
Propeller Club of the United States
The Virginia Symphony (Past President)
The Virginia Symphony Foundation (Organizer and Past Secretary)
Norfolk German Club, (Past President)
University of Virginia Law School Foundation (Past Board Member)
Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Foundation 9Organizer, former Board Member and Secretary)
Center for Applied Marine Science and Technology (Former President)
Articles and Presentations
  • Co-Editor, “Law of Damages in Virginia” (Virginia CLE, 2008)
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Posted on August 16, 2017
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Posted on May 23, 2017
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Posted on August 15, 2016
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CWM is pleased to announce seven lawyers named to the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America
Posted on September 1, 2015
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