Stanley P. Klein

Senior Counsel

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Stanley P. Klein

Stanley P. Klein became Senior Counsel at Blankingship & Keith, P.C. in September, 2011 after serving almost 18 years as a judge of the Fairfax County Circuit Court. During his tenure on the bench, he served on the Judicial Conference of Virginia’s Executive Committee, Probation and Parole Committee, and Rules Advisory Committee. He also served on the Boyd Graves Conference until his retirement from the Bench.

Before his full-time appointment to the bench, Mr. Klein had a broad-based practice in both civil and criminal law from 1975 to 1992. He was a Substitute Judge in the District Courts from 1983 to 1992 and also served as a Commissioner in Chancery for the Fairfax County Circuit Court for approximately 10 years. 

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Mr. Klein was an Adjunct Professor of Law at George Mason University School of Law from 1996 until 2013 and also has taught at the Washington College of Law at American University. He has been teaching Virginia judges at their New Judge Orientation Program since 2006 and has lectured on various topics at dozens of legal seminars in Virginia and the District of Columbia. 

Mr. Klein received his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1972 and his Juris Doctor from the Georgetown University Law Center in 1975. 

He continues to serve as a neutral for The McCammon Group conducting mediations and arbitrations.


  • Georgetown Law School (1975)
  • State University of New York at Buffalo (summa cum laude, 1972)
Bar Admissions
  • Virginia State Bar, 1975
  • Maryland State Bar, 1976
  • District of Columbia Bar, 1976
  • Supreme Court of the United States, 1978
  • Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1976
  • Eastern District of Virginia, 1976
  • District of Maryland, 1976

Professional Honors & Activities

  • Super Lawyers, Alternative Dispute Resolution (2020-2023)
  • Virginia Business Magazine, Legal Elite: Alternative Dispute Resolution (2020, 2023)
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly, Leaders in the Law (2014)

Community Service

  • Temple B’nai Shalom, Board of Directors 2000-2010