Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney


Virginia State SealThe Commonwealth’s Attorney is elected by the citizens to a four-year term. The primary mission of the Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney is to review and prosecute criminal offenses that occur within Isle of Wight County. In Isle of Wight, in addition to all felony cases, we also prosecute misdemeanor cases in which a victim requests assistance, all drunk driving cases, all drug cases, all domestic violence cases, all crimes that occur in schools and all misdemeanor and traffic appeals. The Commonwealth’s Attorney also provides legal training and advice to all local law enforcement and other local officials.

The Commonwealth’s Attorney for Isle of Wight County is Georgette C. Phillips. Mrs. Phillips was appointed to office in December of 2014. Prior to her appointment, she served the citizens of Isle of Wight County as Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney. She is a graduate of Norfolk State University and William and Mary Law School.


Office of the Commonwealth’s Attorney
Isle of Wight County
17000 Josiah Parker Circle
Isle of Wight, Virginia 23397

Mail to:

P.O. Box 112
Isle of Wight, Virginia 23397
Office: (757) 357-7312
Fax: (757) 357-4458
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