The office of Commonwealth’s Attorney is the chief state prosecutorial agency in Fauquier County, Virginia. James P. Fisher and his assistant prosecutors have the enforcement responsibility for the laws of the Commonwealth within the county of Fauquier including the incorporated municipalities therein.



The office of Commonwealth’s Attorney partners with federal, state, and local investigative and/or police agencies to lead, advise, and prosecute all actual or potential violations of Virginia law. We try cases in court seeking convictions against criminal perpetrators and, where appropriate and possible, maximum punishment.