LaBravia J. Jenkins - Biography

Ms. Jenkins has been a resident of the Fredericksburg area for 30 years, and has served as the Commonwealth's Attorney for the City of Fredericksburg since 2008. 

As a constitutional officer, Ms. Jenkins leads seven staff attorneys, eight support staff members, and oversees the Victim Witness Program, together prosecuting more than 2500 felony and misdemeanor cases annually. She is also responsible for policy making, budgeting, outreach, and advocacy both locally and statewide.

The Fredericksburg Commonwealth's Attorney is not merely a figurehead, but also an active lawyer, prosecuting felonies, misdemeanors, and limited civil matters in the name of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. Jenkins has personally prosecuted over 100 jury trials during her career.   Her work has netted life sentences for convicted murderers in numerous cases. 

Recipient of the Robert F. Horan award for her leadership in the Virginia Association of Commonwealth’s Attorneys, recognition as one of Virginia’s Leaders in the Law, and President Elect of the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association, Jenkins is respected by peers and opponents as a serious, ethical, and fair prosecutor.

Jenkins is a graduate of the George Mason University School of Law, and Columbia College, Chicago.  She lives with her husband and two dogs in the Village of Idlewild.  Her adult children live and work in Richmond and Northern Virginia. 

La Bravia J. Jenkins

Commonwealth’s Attorney

PO Box 886

Fredericksburg, VA 22404

Ph: 540-372-1040

Fx: 540-372-1181


8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Monday - Friday

After Hours Circuit Court Informational Line

Ph: 540-310-0675 after 5 p.m. 

Victim Witness Assistance Program 

Ph: 540-993-1660 

Police Department (non-emergency)


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Fredericksburg Police Department

Stafford County Sheriff’s Office

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