Commonwealth’s Attorney Bio

  • Commonwealth’s Attorney Amy Ashworth

    Amy Ashworth

     

     

    About Amy Ashworth:

    Amy Ashworth has been a practicing attorney in Prince William County for 25 years.  After receiving her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from James Madison University in 1992, and her Juris Doctorate from George Mason University in 1995, Amy started out in private practice in Manassas, Virginia as an associate at the law firm of Farrell and Croft, PC. Amy spent the next decade handling cases in the fields of domestic relations, criminal defense, and juvenile law, as well as acting as Guardian ad litem for cases within the 31st Judicial District. 

    Amy spent 19 years of her legal career as a prosecutor representing the citizens of the City of Manassas Park and the Town of Haymarket and as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Prince William County. She joined the Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney as an Assistant in 2005.

    During her tenure in the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office, she was in the Special Victim's Unit prosecuting violent offenders who preyed upon the most vulnerable and innocent victims. Amy prosecuted homicides, child physical and sexual abuse cases, rape and sexual assault cases, and domestic violence cases. After leaving the office in 2016, Ms. Ashworth returned to Farrell & Croft PC, as a managing partner. 

    In November of 2019, Amy Ashworth was elected to the position of Commonwealth’s Attorney for the County of Prince William and the Cities of Manassas and Manassas Park. She has the honor of representing over 500,000 constituents as their chief prosecutor.

    In 2020, Ms. Ashworth became a founding member of Virginia Progressive Prosecutors for Justice, a workgroup comprised of prosecutors from across the Commonwealth who are focused on criminal justice reform.

     

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