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 (1983)
  • 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:

  • 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 (upcoming)

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

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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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