Judge Catherine C. Hammond, Ret.

portrait color judge hammondJUDGE CATHERINE CURRIN HAMMOND, Ret.

Judge Hammond retired from the Henrico Circuit Court after 16 years on the bench.


Contracts, government, business disputes, family law, personal injury, medical malpractice, employment, trusts and estates, construction, and eminent domain.


Judge, Fourteenth Judicial Circuit 1999-2015

Chief Judge (three terms), Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Annexation Judge

Deputy Attorney General for the Civil Litigation Division 1994-1998

McGuireWoods, Commercial Litigation Associate 1985-1992 and Partner 1992-1994

Judicial Law Clerk, Southern District of New York 1984-1985



University of Virginia School of Law 1984

Denison University 1975



2015 Influential Women of Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Weekly

2014 Caron Foundation Award for Public Service

2011 Woman of Achievement Award, Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association

2008 Bronze Key Award, National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency

Editorial Writer, Circuit Court Judges Benchbook 2000-2013

Chair, Hammond Commission on Community Services 1998-1999

Vice Chair, Virginia Advisory Committee on Drug Treatment Courts 2004-2010

Member, Virginia Board for Criminal Justice Services 2000-2003

Member, Commission on Virginia Courts in the 21st Century 2005-2006

Member, Governor’s Task Force: Alternatives for Non Violent Offenders, 2009-2012

St. Andrew’s School Board of Trustees 1998-2004

Leadership Metro Richmond 1996-1997

Virginia Executive Institute 1995


ADMITTED TO PRACTICE: New York and Virginia


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