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Trigiani: VBA is about making connections (access required)

When Lucia Anna Trigiani entered the University of Richmond law school in 1980, she expected to return to Big Stone Gap and be a trial lawyer. But she took a summer job at the end of her first year of law school with the Virginia Real Estate Commission reviewing applications for the registration of condominiums. The job ...


  1. Pamela Costagliola

    What a great article. What great women came out of your family and Big Stone Gap!!

    Your parents were a wonderful couple and made such a beautiful family. BIg Stone Gap is the greatest place, my mother was born there, however moved to Plasterco, Va as a toddler. We always enjoyed visiting there on Sunday’s.

    I am looking forward to following your work in the future of VBA.

  2. Rosalie Ciardullo

    Speaking for myself and probably for every other Italian American Ms. Trigiani makes us
    very proud of her accomplishments.

    As for Adriana Trigiani, I have been following her career for eight years now and with every
    succcessful book she introduces to her thousands of adoring fans another feather is placed
    in the Italian American fedora.

    Thanks, Ida and of course, Big T. in heaven for giving us two great women we are proud of.

  3. Bava Pia, tanti auguri. Good to see paisana(e) doing well. Your sister Adriana is an awesome writer,

  4. I got to meet you at the State Library literary awards this past year. Very impressive. You are one smart and dedicated professional!

  5. Hey Pia, great article….so proud to know all of the Trigiana family….and its great to remember all the great times the Trigiana, Isaac, and Caruso families shared back in the day…..congratulations to you and all your accomplishments…..Love You, Barbara and JT.

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