Posted on Dec 31, 2009

MT Breaks for Cookie Bake

December 22, 2009

Katie Kight, Bentley Gearhart, Pia Trigiani and Katie Sistek display holiday confections for firm's annual cookie bake.‚Äč



Zupan Stars in Holiday Parade as Santa

December 5, 2009

MercerTrigiani attorney, Michael Zupan, temporarily set aside his keen litigation skills when he donned a ruby red suit and hat to play Santa Claus in the 39th Annual Scottish Christmas Parade.  As the parade's guest of honor, Zupan greeted the community from atop a fire truck during the parade's finale.  Playing the "jolly old elf" is becoming a MercerTrigiani holiday tradition - last year, firm principal, David Mercer played Santa in the holiday parade.

Firm Hosts Breakfast Briefs

November 15, 2009

During the November Breakfast Briefs, Jeremy Moss advised clients and guests on tips and guidelines on "sin licensing" when alcohol, gambling, movies and music are offered at special events held on community association property.


MercerTrigiani Marks Two-Year Anniversary

October 12, 2009

David Mercer (standing far left) and Pia Trigiani (standing far right) celebrate the firm's second anniversary with attorneys and staff at the Chart House in Old Town Alexandria.


Attorneys Tee Off at Annual Golf Classic

September 17, 2009

Pia Trigiani and David Mercer join clients Teresa Swann Melson and Katie Allardyceat the WMCCAI Annual Golf Classic.

MT attorneys Mike Zupan  and Jeremy Moss (third and fourth from left) pose on the fairway with CAI members at the Old Hickory Golf Club in Woodbridge, Virginia.


Firm Celebrates Summer with Annual Crabfest

June 2, 2009

Attorney Mike Zupan (second on the left), firm administrator, Checka Noone, and attorney Jeremy Moss (right) spend an afternoon with co-workers, family and friends feasting on crab at Mike's Crab House in Riva, Maryland.


Third Annual Legal Food Frenzy

May 19, 2009

MercerTrigiani attorney Jeremy R. Moss helps Capital Area Food Bank employees Jennifer Saikevicz (center) and Molly McGlinchy stock shelves at the Lorton Warehouse for the Capitol Area Food Bank. Moss served as MercerTrigiani's team captain collecting 6,549 pounds of food for the Third Annual Legal Food Frenzy and placing first among small firms in Northern Virginia.


Trigiani Named Among 2009 Women of Influence in Virginia

May 19, 2009

Sherma Mather, Virginia Lawyers Weekly's event coordinator, presents Pia Trigiani witha crystal award recognizing her as an Influential Woman of Virginia for 2009.

MercerTrigiani attorneys celebrate Pia's recognition as an Influential Woman of Virginia during the May 16 awards luncheon at the Jefferson Hotel in Richmond, Virginia.

MT Attorney Phil Baxa Helps in Rebuilding Homes and Lives

April 25, 2009

Phil Baxa, a litigator in the Richmond office,joins volunteers from St. Bridget's Catholic Church with Rebuilding Together.The volunteer program repairs and rehabilitates homes of low income, elderly, and disabled people who own their homes but are unable to maintain them. The program is centered around a one-day "blitz" held on the last Saturday in April when more than 1500 volunteers each year make major and minor repairs to qualified homes.

Phil clears a resident's front yard of debris. Repairs run the gamut from installing simple health and safety features like grab bars, bath benches, handrails, locks and peepholes to more complicated projects that include upgrading bathrooms,rebuilding stoops and steps, installing furnaces, doors, windows and floors, and providing power washing,roofing, plumbing services.

Our Attorney Team Welcomes Members to WMCCAI Conference

March 28, 2009

MercerTrigiani attorneys (left to right) David Mercer, Jeremy Moss, Janie Rhoads, Pia Trigiani and Mike Zupan greet members attending the March 2008 Washington Metropolitan Chapter of Community Associations (WMCCAI) Conference and Expo. The firm's principals have held leadership positions with the national Community Associations Institute (CAI) and regional chapter. Mercer served as president of CAI in 1986. Trigiani was WMCCAI president in 2000 and has received numerous awards for her service to the chapter. Most recently, she was named 2008 "Educator of the Year." Moss was named the chapter's 2008 "Rising Star" and serves on the publications committee. Zupan is a member of the education committee and Rhoads serves on the Virginia legislative committee.

Governor Kaine Honors Trigiani Family at Special Dinner

March 18, 2009

Members of the extended Trigiani family came from near and far to attend a March 18 dinner hosted by Gov. Kaine and his wife Anne Holton at the Governor's Mansion. Pia Trigiani (second row, third from right) was appointed by the governor last summer to serve on Virginia's Common Interest Community Board and she now serves as chair of the CICB. Her sister, award-winning author, Adriana Trigiani (standing behind Pia), is currently promoting her latest novel, "Very Valentine" at events throughout Virginia.


MT Attorneys Join Governor, Mayor in Tour of "Firehouse" Project

March 17, 2009

Attorneys Janie Rhoads, David Mercer and Pia Trigiani accompanies Virginia Gov. Timothy M.Kaine and Alexandria Mayor William D. Euiller during a March 17 hard-hat tour of the Station at Potomac Yard. MercerTrigiani was asked to create the governing documents for the three condominium units which are part of the cutting-edge,mixed-use project that includes a firehouse - considered the first housing development in the country to include a firehouse.