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It is the mission of this office is to provide legal counsel to the Board of Supervisors, County Administrator, and all County offices, departments, agencies, commissions and boards as they strive to meet the needs of the citizens of Isle of Wight.

The County Attorney is appointed by the Board of Supervisors and reports directly to the Board. He is the County’s chief legal counselor, providing legal advice and representing the County in matters of litigation.  All legal work is civil in nature with the exception of the prosecution of criminal misdemeanors involving Animal Services and Code Compliance.  All other criminal matters are prosecuted by the Commonwealth’s Attorney.

It is the objective of this office to provide a professional and responsive level of service to all Isle of Wight County government offices. Please feel free to contact the County Attorney’s Office at or at the information provided below.

County Attorney’s Office
Mark C. Popovich, County Attorney
P.O. Box 80
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
(757) 365-1641


No private representation is provided by this office.

If you need private representation, you may wish to contact the Lawyer Referral Service, which is sponsored by the Virginia State Bar, at 1-800-552-7977 or Virginia Legal Aid at 1-866-LEGL-AID (1-866-534-5243).

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