phone 703.385.1000
fax 703.385.1555

Ara L. Tramblian

Of Counsel Ara L. Tramblian
9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, Virginia 22030
(703) 385-1000 Telephone
(703) 385-1555 Facsimile
atramblian@bmhjlaw.com

Areas of Practice

Civil litigation and trial practice in Federal and State Court throughout Virginia, with emphasis in the areas of:

  • Local government law
  • Local Taxation, particularly real estate assessments
  • Police liability
  • Civil litigation defense

Education

  • Undergraduate: George Mason University, B.A. 1981
  • Graduate: University of Virginia Law School, 1984

Bar Memberships

  • Virginia (1984)
  • District of Columbia (2000)

Court Admissions

  • United States Supreme Court (2000)
  • Virginia Supreme Court (1984)
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (1985)
  • United States District Court of the District of Columbia (2000)

Employment

  • Deputy, Assistant, and Acting Arlington County Attorney, 1984-2018

Reported or Published Cases:

  • Barrett v. PAE Gov't Services, 975 F.3d 416 (4th Cir. 2000)
  • Barrett v. PAE Gov't Services, 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 233871 (E.D. Va. 2019)
  • Davison v. Facebook, Inc., 370 F. Supp. 3d 621 (E.D. Va 2019)
  • Spence v. City. of Arlington, 725 Fed. Appx. 249 (4th Cir. 2018)
  • Chu v. Ceglio, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 52556 (E.D. 2018)
  • AGCS Marine Ins Co. v. Arlington County, 293 Va. 469 (2017)
  • Johnson v. Arlington County, 292 Va. 843 (2016)
  • Nielsen Co (US) LLC v. County Board of Arlington County, Virginia (2014)
  • Hall v. Arlington County, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152538 (April 8, 2014)
  • Hall v. Arlington County, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 152514 (March 14, 2014)
  • Negron-Bennett v. McCandless, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 145593 (October 8, 2013)
  • Negron-Bennett v. McCandless, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 103681 (July 24, 2013)
  • FDIC v. Bd. of Supervisors, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 102132 (July 23, 2012)
  • Heffernan v. Brothers, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 29855 (March 6, 2012)
  • Manship v. Brothers, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19854 (Feb. 16, 2012)
  • Manship v. Brothers, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19852 (Feb. 16, 2012)
  • Manship v. Brothers, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 19895 (Jan. 11, 2012)
  • Manship v. Brothers, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148271 (Dec. 27, 2011)
  • Bennett v. MacIsaac, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 128602 (Nov. 7, 2011)
  • TB Venture, LLC v. Arlington County, 280 Va. 558 (2010)
  • United States v. McDonald, 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41090 (April 26, 2010)
  • Curran v. Holder, 626 F. Supp.2d 30 (D.D.C. 2009)
  • Singh v. Agbemble, 77 Va. Cir. 242 (Ffx. Cir. 2008)
  • Manship v. Trodden, 2007 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 78913 (Oct 22, 2007)
  • Va-Polk & Taylor v. County Board, 2006 Va. Cir. LEXIS 442 (Arl. Cir. Nov. 6, 2006)
  • Bradley v. Arlington County, 189 Fed. Appx. 164 (4th Cir. May 2, 2006)
  • Antonio v. Moore, 174 Fed. Appx. 131 (4th Cir. 2006)
  • Bunn v. Arlington County, 120 Fed. Appx. 479 (4th Cir. Feb. 2, 2005)
  • Estate of Kenneth Lee v. Arlington County, 2000 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 10822 (Jan 14, 2000)
  • Ogunde v. Woloszynowski, 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 11141 (Jun 1, 1999)
  • Shirley v. Drake, 1999 U.S. App. LEXIS 7209 (Apr. 12, 1999)
  • Republic of Paraguay v. Allen, 949 F. Supp. 1269 (Nov. 27, 1996)
  • Close Up Found. v. Arlington County Bd. of Supervisors, 39 Va. Cir. 490 (July 29, 1996)
  • Donnagio v. Arlington County, 1996 U.S. App. LEXIS 3213 (Feb 28, 1996)
  • Neily v. Gardner, 1995 U.S. App. LEXIS 33098 (Nov 27, 1995)
  • Lee Gardens Arlington Ltd Partnership v. Arlington County Bd., 250 Va. 534 (1995)
  • Watkins v. Arlington County Bd, 1994 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 33429 (Nov 29, 1994)
  • Short Bros (USA) Inc v. Arlington County, 244 Va. 520 (1992)
  • Wright v. Arlington County Dept of Social Services, 9 Va. App. 411 (1990)
  • Case v. Smith, 831 F. 2d 1057 (Oct. 16, 1987)
  • Hockett v. Board of Supervisors of Arlington County, 16 Va. Cir. 541 (Arl Cir. 1986)

Professional Associations

  • Virginia State Bar
  • Local Government Attorneys of Virginia
  • Virginia Association of Defense Attorneys
  • Armenian Bar Association

Professional Activities

  • Chair, Tax Practice Group, Local Government Attorneys of Virginia (2012-present)
  • Past Chairman, Armenian Bar Association

Lectures and Seminars

  • Lecturer, Local Government Attorneys of Virginia (multiple)
  • Lecturer, Virginia Association of Police Chiefs
  • Lecturer, Virginia Association of Assessing Officers
  • Lecturer, International Municipal Lawyers Association

Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath, & Judkins, P.C., handles civil and business litigation defense, insurance law and defense, government and municipal law, and workers' compensation, cases throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia, Maryland, and in the District of Columbia and DUI/traffic defense cases in Virginia.

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Office Location

9990 Fairfax Boulevard, Suite 400
Fairfax, VA, 22030

phone:703.385.1000
fax:703.385.1555


 

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