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The City of Charlottesville government offices will be closed on Monday, November 12, 2018 in observance of Veteran's Day.

The Commonwealth's Attorney, his deputy and assistants are responsible for prosecuting criminal cases (felonies and misdemeanors) for the Commonwealth of Virginia. The attorneys in this office are responsible for assisting victims of any crime which occurs in the City of Charlottesville. There is no charge for services provided by this office.

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office
Room 331, City Hall
PO Box 911
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Phone: (434) 970-3176
Fax: (434) 971-8202

Commonwealth's Attorney (elected):
Joseph D. Platania

Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney
Areshini Pather

Senior-Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney: 
Nina-Alice Antony

Assistant Commonwealth's Attorneys: 
Andrew Wilder
Samantha Markley
Cooper Vaughan


Administrative Assistants:
Connie Eddins
Sissy Leatherwood

VICTIM'S/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM

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