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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 (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
Mario Moyer 

VICTIM'S/WITNESS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM