Nancy Oglesby

As a career prosecutor for over 20 years, Nancy has handled thousands of domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse and sexual assault cases.  In addition, she has trained professionals nationwide 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 four Virginia Governors.  She also contributed to the development of Virginia’s Model Law Enforcement Policy in the areas of Domestic Violence, Stalking and Sexual Assault.  

Nancy has been recognized as the Virginia S. Duvall Distinguished Juvenile and Domestic Court Prosecutor, the YWCA Outstanding Woman of the year in the area of Law and Government, and the Lecturer of Merit Award in honor of her leadership and commitment to the training of Virginia Prosecutors.

Nancy is married and has two exceptional 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