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Lyle Carver

Commonwealth's Attorney
W. Lyle Carver
  • Primary Contact Address
    113 Taylor St
    Amherst, VA 24521
Primary Department: Commonwealth's Attorney

Professional Profile

Mr. Carver is a 2002 graduate of the University of South Florida and a 2008 graduate of the Liberty University School of Law. He first joined the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office in 2007 as an extern during his third year of law school.  Mr. Carver served as an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney in this office from 2008-2015.  He was named Deputy Commonwealth's Attorney in 2015.  Later that year he was sworn in as Acting Commonwealth's Attorney.  He was elected as Commonwealth's Attorney on November 3, 2015.  Major Carver also serves in the Virginia Army National Guard as a Judge Advocate. He is qualified to serve as a sexual assault investigator for the National Guard Bureau's Office of Complex Investigations.

J.D., Liberty University School of Law, 2008
B.A., University of South Florida, 2002


2008: Spring Institute
2009: Trial Advocacy Program
2009: Spring Institute
2010: Advanced DUI Training for Prosecutors
2010: Top Gun (Drug Prosecution Training)
2010: Spring Institute
2011: Spring Institute
2012: Cold Case Analysis Training
2012: Spring Institute
2013: Spring Institute
2014: Spring Institute
2015: Prosecuting Homicide Cases
2015: New Constitutional Officer Training
2015: Spring Institute
2016: Spring Institute
2016: Executive Conference
2018: Spring Institute
2018: Executive Conference
2019: Spring Institute
2019: Executive Conference
2019: Prosecutor Summer Conference
2020: Spring Institute
2021: Spring Institute
2022: Spring Institute
2022: Prosecutor Summer Conference
2022: Executive Conference
2023: Spring Institute
2023: Prosecutor Summer Conference