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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Louisa County Board of Supervisors Appoints New County Attorney


LOUISA, VIRGINIA – The Louisa County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce the appointment of Helen Phillips as County Attorney for Louisa. Ms. Phillips will join the County on November 1, 2019.

Ms. Phillips comes to Louisa with more than 30 years of demonstrated private and local government law and trial experience. Since 2009, she has been counsel for the Central Virginia Regional Jail, of which Louisa is a member locality, where she provided counsel in state and federal courts on numerous matters. She has extensive experience with employment law, procurement, Freedom of Information Act matters, contracts, real estate and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

“On behalf of the Board, I congratulate Ms. Phillips on her appointment,” said Board of Supervisors Chairman Toni Williams. “She brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the position, and we are confident in her ability to advise and inform our efforts from a legal perspective.”

Ms. Phillips earned her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Virginia School of Law and is an active member of the Virginia State Bar. She is admitted to practice in District courts in the Eastern, Western, and Southern Districts of Virginia, and to practice in the Supreme Courts of Virginia, West Virginia, and Tennessee. She has served on a number of other entities including the Judicial Candidate Evaluation Committee and the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Committee of the Virginia State Bar

“I am delighted to return to Central Virginia to serve as Louisa County Attorney,” said Phillips. “I am extremely grateful to the Board of Supervisors for giving me this opportunity and I look forward to serving Louisa County as it continues to flourish.”

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