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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
Other Departments: Victim's & Witness Advocate

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.  In 2009, he attended the "Trial Advocacy" program presented by the Commonwealth Attorney's Services Council.  In 2010, he attended "Advanced DUI Training for Prosecutors and Law Enforcement" as well as "Top Gun, Investigation and Prosecution of Drug Cases in Virginia."  In 2012, Mr. Carver attended Cold Case Analysis Training. In 2015, Mr. Carver attended "Prosecuting Homicide Cases" which is another training offered by the Commonwealth Attorney's Services Council.  MAJ Carver 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.