Commonwealth Attorney for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church

“Prosecuting is about more than winning cases – it’s about doing the right thing for the community.”
–Theo Stamos


Theo Stamos

Theophani (Theo) Stamos is the Commonwealth’s Attorney for Arlington County and the City of Falls Church.  Meet Theo.

The Commonwealth’s Attorney is a constitutional officer elected to a four-year term.

The Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office is responsible for prosecuting crimes committed in Arlington County, the City of Falls Church and all felonies and misdemeanors committed at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

She appoints deputies and assistants under her supervision to prosecute felony, misdemeanor and traffic cases.

Theo and her team of attorneys, victim/witness specialists, legal assistants and support staff are dedicated to making the community a safer place to live, work and visit.

In cooperation with several different law enforcement agencies, we work hard to protect victims and to seek just sanctions for those who choose to violate our laws.