Lucia Anna Trigiani

Lucia Anna Trigiani

  • MercerTrigiani LLP
  • 112 South Alfred Street Alexandria, VA 22314 Direct Line: (703) 837-5008 Fax: (703) 837-5018
  • (703) 837-5008

With a particular interest and proven experience in common interest community association law, Lucia Anna "Pia" Trigiani focuses her practice on the representation of community associations and real estate developers of common interest community associations, real estate brokerage licensing law, and legislative representation in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Education

  • University of Richmond, J.D., 1983
  • Saint Mary's College, B.A., 1980

Memberships

  • Virginia Bar Association - Board of Governors - 2007-12; President - 2011; President-Elect - 2010; Chair, Board of Governors - 2009
  • Virginia State Bar - Member, Real Property Section Board of Governors, Area Representative
  • Alexandria Bar Association
  • Community Associations Institute College of Community Association Lawyers, Charter Class member - 1994 to present
  • Common Interest Community Board
  • Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Associations Institute
  • Commonwealth Human Services Foundation, Board Member 2010
  • VCU Real Estate Circle of Excellence - 2012 to present

Publications & Presentations

  • Chapter Author, Virginia Continuing Legal Education Commercial Real Estate Transaction Manual
  • Author, "Reinventing the Rules" (Community Associations Press, 2002)
  • Contributing author, "Building Community" (Community Association Press 2005); "The Pursuit of Parking" (Community Associations Press 2005); and "Conducting Meetings" (Community Associations Institute 1998)
  • Virginia CLE lecturer, Legislative Update for Annual Real Estate Practice Seminar - 2001-15
  • Virginia CLE lecturer, Recent Developments in Law Seminar; Real Property Law - 2001-15

Professional Service

  • Common Interest Community Board, 2008; Chair, 2008 to Present
  • Virginia Supreme Court Judicial Council, 2012 to Present
  • Virginia State Bar Harry L. Carrico Professionalism Course - Faculty Member
  • Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee
  • Boyds Grave Conference
  • Virginia Continuing Legal Education
  • Special Virginia Judicial Inquiry Review Commission, 2011
  • Virginia Supreme Court Boundary Realignment Study Committee, 2011
  • Virginia Housing Commission, Condominium Act Study Subcommittee - Staff Member; Member, Subcommittee on Limited Priority Assessment Lien - Subcommittee on House Bills 1381 and 501; Member of Work Group on Community Association Issues, 2000-01, 2006-12
  • Governor's Housing Policy Workgroup, 2011-12
  • Common Interest Ownership Management Information Fund Advisory Committee - Member, 1997
  • Virginia Board of Health Professions, 2002-08; Vice Chair, 2006-08
  • Virginia Real Estate Board, 1992-96; Vice Chair, 1995-96
  • University of Richmond Law School Association, Board, 2006-09
  • Condominium Act Study Subcommittee, Staff Member; Member, Subcommittee on Limited Priority Assessment Lien; Member, Subcommittee on House Bills 1381 and 501; Member, Work Group on Community Association Issues - 2000, 2001, 2006-11
  • Community Associations Institute - National Government and Public Affairs, Committee; Chair, 1996-2008; Co-Vice Chair, 2001 and Chair, 2002-08; Nominating Committee, 2007-08; Faculty Member
  • Foundation for Community Association Research - Board Member, 2006-2012; Secretary, 2007
  • Washington Metropolitan Chapter Community Association Institute - Legislative Council Chair, 2001; Member, Board of Directors - 1995-2000; President - 2000; President Elect - 1999; Vice President - 1998; Treasurer - 1997; Virginia Legislative Committee, Chair - 1994; Manager Licensing Task Force, Chair - 1994
  • Community Associations Institute Virginia Legislative Action Committee, Member, 1996-2008; Lobbyist; Lobbying Coordinator

Community Service 

  • Longwood University Board of Visitors, 2014 to Present
  • Flint Hill School, Member, Board of Trustees, 2013 to Present
  • Library of Virginia Foundation - Board Member, 2011; Secretary, 2012; Vice President, 2014
  • Virginia Free - Board Member, 2011 - Present; Assistant Secretary, 2013 - 2014; Vice President, 2015
  • Lead Virginia - Board Member, 2011; Executive Committee, 2012 to Present
  • Virginia Horseshoe Initiative
  • Little Sisters of the Poor - Advisory Board -2012 to Present
  • Commonwealth Catholic Charities - Commonwealth Human Services Foundation, Board, 2010 to Present
  • Saint Mary's College Christian Culture Lecture Advisory Council, 2006 to Present
  • Campagna Center - Business Advisory Council, 2009
  • Junior Friends of the Campagna Center - Executive Board; Advertising Sales Committee Chair, 1994-96; Invitations Chair, 1998-99

Distinctions

  • Virginia Super Lawyers for Real Estate
  • AV-rated by Martindale-Hubbell
  • Virginia State Bar - 2013 Traver Award for real estate education
  • Alexandria Bar Association Donald F. Mela Distinguished Service Award - 2012
  • Best Lawyers in America for Real Estate Law - 2005-2016 editions
  • Washington D.C. Super Lawyers for Real Estate/Eminent Domain - 2007
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite by for Real Estate/Land Use - 2012, 2013; administrative law - 2014
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly Leader in the Law - 2012
  • Virginia Lawyers Weekly Influential Woman of Virginia - 2009
  • Community Associations Institute - President's Award - 2013; Distinguished Service Award - 2009; Excellence in Government and Public Affairs Award - 2005; Rising Star Award - 2001
  • Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations Institute - Distinguished Service Award - 2000: Educator of the Year - 1996, 1999, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2008, and 2009; Hall of Fame - 2001; President's Award - 1999, 2002 and 2013; Public Advocate Award - 1998; Chapter Appreciation Award - 2009
  • Italian-American Business and Professional Societa, Inc - Hall of Fame - 2011
  • City of Alexandria's "Housing Heroes" - 2017