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For more than thirty-eight (38) years, Virginia and Washington D.C. attorney Benjamin D. Pelton has been providing insightful counsel to people in need of aggressive knowledgeable legal representation.

Mr. Pelton enjoys a reputation for zealous advocacy in the field of personal injury with strong emphasis on motor vehicle, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, premises liability and general negligence cases. He is well liked by clients as well as members of the bench, bar and medical community.

Mr. Pelton understands that every case is very important and deserves to be properly handled. Mr. Pelton personally handles every case in order to assure that clients receive the attention that they deserve. Mr. Pelton delivers results for his clients due to his hands on approach to each case. If a case cannot be settled, Mr. Pelton appears in Court to try the case. Mr. Pelton has tried 200 personal injury cases either before a Judge or a Jury.

Mr. Pelton will help you get the compensation you deserve for your injuries, including medical expenses, wages, pain, suffering, inconvenience, scarring, disfigurement and more.

Mr. Pelton is a veteran trial lawyer and appears in Court on a regular basis. He fights hard for his clients every day. He is very knowledgeable of the law and provides effective counsel to his clients.

Personal History: Benjamin D. Pelton was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1951. He has lived in the Washington Metropolitan Area since 1973. He is married with two adult children. In his free time he enjoys skiing, fishing, biking and hiking.


Boston University B.S. in Business Administration – 1973

George Mason University School of Law – Juris Doctor – 1977

Bar Administration:

1977 – Commonwealth of Virginia

1978 – District of Columbia

1982 – New York

1978 – United States District Court of Virginia

1979 – United States District Court the District of Columbia

1978 – United States Court of Appeals, 4th Circuit


Virginia Trial Lawyers Association

Benjamin D. Pelton legal services related to personal injury in Virginia & Washington D.C

Admission Details
Admitted in 1977, Virginia
1984, New York
1978, District of Columbia
Law School Attended
George Mason University
Class of 1977
University Attended
Boston University
Class of 1973
cum laude