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Pam Montgomery is a community leader with the experience to deliver on our progressive values. She has over three decades of professional experience protecting our civil rights, fighting for justice, and bringing people together to find solutions. In Pam’s whole life, she’s been putting service first. 

 

After a career working in Georgia Legal Services, the US Army JAG Corp, and at the US Sentencing Commission within the Federal Judiciary, Pam now serves as the Chief of Staff to Prince William County Supervisor Margaret Franklin. She is an active leader in multiple local organizations and charities, and a dependable leader in the Democratic party. 

 

Pam has the personal and professional experience to find solutions to our biggest challenges: 

  • Ensuring every student has a high quality education and is able to afford higher education. 

  • Providing access to affordable healthcare. 

  • Reducing traffic and improving transit options so we waste less time stuck on the roads, and, 

  • Establishing fair and equal justice, no matter your skin color or the money in your pocket.

As an attorney, Pamela has worked as a civil rights lawyer, appellate criminal defense lawyer, and served as Director and Chief Counsel of Training for the U.S. Sentencing Commission for 25 years, retiring from federal service in 2015.

Pamela has been a resident of Prince William County for 28 years and is actively involved in the community, currently serving as a member of the Prince William County Democratic Committee, the 11th Congressional District Democratic Committee, and the Woodbridge and Potomac Civic Association, in addition to her role as Chair of the Bethel Youth and Family Services Foundation.

Raised in Savannah, GA, the eldest of six siblings, Pamela learned the value of hard work and community service from her father, a laborer and local union member. Pamela has a deep history of advocating for community members as Chair of the Woodbridge Democratic Committee and as Vice-Chair on the Board of Zoning Appeals. Pamela empowered Prince William County residents through her work with Literacy Volunteers of America and the Woodbridge Rotary Club.

In 2019, Pamela came out of retirement to serve as Chief of Staff to Woodbridge District Supervisor Margaret Franklin, putting her experience to work for the people and families in Prince William County. 

 

Education:
Juris Doctorate, University of Georgia School of Law, Athens, Georgia
Bachelor of Arts, History, Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota

Military Experience:
Army Veteran: U.S. Army Judge Advocate General’s Corps