Patricia Woodward has been
practicing law in Fauquier County, Virginia for more than thirty years and
has established herself as an experienced and effective attorney in
her areas of concentration.
The office is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday. The office is closed from noon to 1 p.m. each day.
By Appointment Only
In order to allocate sufficient time for each client, it is
necessary to work by appointment only. Please do not arrive at the
office expecting to see Ms. Woodward without an appointment. When you call for
an appointment, please give your name, the nature of your problem,
and your telephone number, other information may also be requested.
If you cannot keep an appointment, please give her office reasonable notice.
Your courtesy will enable her to make time available for another
When you call the office it may not be possible to speak to Ms. Woodward
immediately. If she is in conference with a client, she will not
interrupt it to take calls. Ms. Woodward is often out of the office doing
research or attending court, so it is not possible for her to return
telephone calls immediately. Therefore, please give the necessary
information to her secretary. In many instances she will be
familiar with your case. If she cannot answer your questions,
she will confer with Ms. Woodward and will return your call as soon as possible.
When calling the office to inquire about your case or ask questions,
conserve your time and that of the secretary by consolidating your
questions for one call, rather than calling the office on each
31 South Second Street
Warrenton, Virginia 20187
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Ms. Woodward received her law degree from the Washington & Lee University School
of Law in Lexington, Virginia. She received a B.A. from Williams College in
Williamstown, Massachusetts, and prior to that, she received an A.A. from
Hartford College for Women in Hartford, Connecticut. She was admitted to the
Virginia State Bar in 1980. In 2012, she had the honor of being appointed the
Assistant Commissioner of Accounts for Fauquier County. Ms. Woodward and her
husband have lived in Fauquier County for almost thirty years.
Since moving to the county, she has been active in many community groups.
Some of the groups with which she has been involved include the following:
- Altrusa International, Inc. [International service organization]
- Fauquier Health Foundation
- Piedmont Symphony Orchestra
- Safe & SANE Task Force
- Blue Ridge Dance Theatre
- Fauquier Community Action Committee (local Head Start agency)
- Fauquier County Bar Association
- Fauquier County Chamber of Commerce
- Fauquier Courthouse NSDAR
- Literacy Volunteers of Fauquier County
- Warrenton Presbyterian Church
Duties and Responsibilities of Commissioner of Accounts
Patricia A. Woodward currently serves as Assistant Commissioner
of Accounts for Fauquier County, Virginia. The judges of each circuit
appoint an attorney to serve as Commissioner of Accounts to provide
“general supervision of all fiduciaries admitted to qualify in
such court or before the clerk thereof and make all ex parte
settlements of their accounts.” Virginia Code § 64.2-1200.
Each Commissioner of Accounts maintains their own office,
accounts, and records, and may charge fees for the services
they perform. The circuit court appointing the Commissioner of
Accounts sets the fees that may be charged. In many jurisdictions,
the circuit court also appoints one or more Assistant Commissioners
of Accounts. An Assistant Commissioner of Accounts acts only in
such cases that the Commissioner of Accounts delegates to him/her.
Each Assistant Commissioner of Accounts maintains his/her own office,
which is separate from the Commissioner of Accounts.
The Commissioner of Accounts for Fauquier County is Gary M. Pearson.
His contact information is as follow:
9 Culpeper Street.
Warrenton, Va 20186