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Benjamin J. Trichilo


Personal Injury Law

Labor & Employment Law

Commercial & Business Law



Benjamin J. Trichilo joined McCandlish Lillard in 2011, bringing with him more than 35 years of trial and appellate experience in general litigation, including personal injury, sports injuries, and labor and employment cases. He earned his undergraduate degree in business from Georgetown University, and his law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law. After clerking for two years for Justice Richard H. Poff of the Virginia Supreme Court, he entered private practice in Northern Virginia. He was a founding partner of the firm now known as Trichilo, Bancroft, McGavin, Horvath & Judkins, P.C. in 1982, and the firm now handles a broad range of civil litigation in state and federal courts throughout Virginia, as well as in the District of Columbia.

Mr. Trichilo has been honored for selection in the Washington Post’s Best Lawyers; Forbes Magazine’s Virginia Legal Profiles; Virginia Super Lawyers; and D.C. Super Lawyers; has served as a mediator for the Fairfax County Circuit Court since 1993; and has often participated as a speaker in CLE programs. He believes that there is one simple and fundamental rule for all litigators: handle each case as if it is our own.

​Mr. Trichilo is a frequent seminar speaker, and continues more than two decades of service as a litigation mediator for the Fairfax County Circuit Court.

To schedule a mediation or arbitration with Mr. Trichilo or to obtain his fee schedule,  please contact or call (212) 465-1128. 

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