Nancy Oglesby

As a career prosecutor, Nancy has handled thousands of domestic violence, child abuse and sexual assault cases in her career.  In addition, she has trained many professionals including prosecutors, law enforcement officers, advocates, medical professionals and forensic interviewers on the issues surrounding these types of crimes.  She has had the opportunity to be appointed to state committees and task forces in these areas by three Virginia Governors.  She also contributed to the development of Virginia’s Model Law Enforcement Policy in both the areas of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault.  

Nancy was given the Virginia S. Duvall Distinguished Juvenile and Domestic Court Prosecutor award for 2011.  She was also recognized in 2012 as the Outstanding Woman of the Year in the area of Law and Government by the Richmond YWCA.  

Nancy is married and has two daughters, Mackenzie and Berkeley.

Professional Experience

Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney, Henrico County, VA (2012-2016)
Adjunct Professor, T.C. Williams School of Law (2006-2013; 2016-present)
Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney, Goochland County, VA (2005-2011)
Senior Capital Defender, Central Virginia Region (2004)
Asst./Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney, Chesterfield County, VA (1997-2003)



Admitted to Virginia State Bar, 1996
J.D., T.C. Williams School of Law, University of Richmond, 1996
B.A., Political Science, Furman University, 1992