Charlie Rowan

11428 Links Drive
Reston, Virginia 20190
United States
Office Phone: 703-435-2799
Member since 2013
Membership Type: IACP



Charlie Rowan has practiced law in the dispute resolution field since 1981, following his judicial clerkship with the late Honorable Howard F. Corcoran, United States District Judge for the District of Columbia. For over 25 years, Charlie has been a Martindale AV-rated attorney, the highest available peer rating for ethics and legal ability. Charlie has successfully represented many clients in settlement negotiations and mediation, including, in addition to domestic relations matters, many multi-million dollar commercial and environmental disputes. Since 2013, Charlie has also been a mediator and has mediated many divorce, custody, alimony, child-support, and property-division matters. Since 2014, Charlie has been a Virginia Certified Family Mediator, having been certified by the Judicial Council of Virginia (an office of the Supreme Court of Virginia) to mediate complex family cases, including divorces. Charlie received his first Collaborative Practice training in February 2014.

Area(s) of Practice: Mediation Settlement Negotiation & Counsel Collaborative Practice Conflict Coaching Neutral Case Evaluation
License(s): District of Columbia Bar (1980) Virginia State Bar (1981)

Professional Activities

Member, Fairfax (Virginia) Bar Association — ADR Section, Immediate Past Chair; Family Law Section; Business Law Section Member, American Bar Association — Dispute Resolution Section; Family Law Section Member, Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia Member, Virginia Collaborative Professionals Member, Maryland Program for Mediator Excellence Member, Maryland Council for Dispute Resolution

Undergraduate Education

The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (BA 1977), Phi Beta Kappa

Professional Education

The University of Virginia School of Law (JD 1980)