Prosecuting Attorney

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The Prosecuting Attorney of Jefferson County prosecutes all violations of state law, both felonies and misdemeanors, in Circuit and Magistrate Courts. It is the responsibility of the Prosecuting Attorney to serve as legal counsel to various county offices and agencies and to represent those officials in court. The duties also extend as far as representing petitioners on cases of child abuse, neglect and mental hygiene proceedings.

The Prosecuting Attorney's office is, additionally, accountable for the Jefferson County Victim's Assistance Program. This program was created to assist victims of crime, in effort to ensure they are afforded fair and compassionate treatment throughout the judicial system process and protected from further victimization.


Prosecuting Attorney: Matthew Harvey

Phone: 304-728-3243
Fax: 304-728-3293

Office Location: 120 S. George St, Charles Town, WV  25414
Mailing Address: P.O Box 729, Charles Town, WV 25414
Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm Monday-Friday