Benjamin Pelton Law

For more than forty years, 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, wrongful death and workers compensation. 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. 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

Affiliations and Certifications:

  • 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


Our Practice Areas Include:

  • Auto Accidents

  • Slip And Falls

  • Truck Accidents

  • Bicycle Accidents

  • Motorcycle Accidents

  • Wrongful Death

  • Pedestrian Accidents 

  • Work Injuries

It all starts with a free consultation where we’ll assess your current situation. We’ll take the time to educate you on your possibilities for just compensation to ensure you aren’t being taken advantage of.

Client Testimonial

"Calling you was the easiest and best decision I made...I had your steady control of the situation. The hand that always answered my calls, my texts, my emails. You see, I always knew that you would always be there to help me get through this. It was too much for a lot of my family members, but Ben was always there with the steady hand, calm voice and constant reassurance that I would make it through. You earned that degree and Summa Cum Laude in my carte, I thank you form the bottom of my heart" - Beverly M. Glass, D.M.D. | Salisbury, MD