Elysse Stolpe

  • Lecturer

Elysse Stolpe has served as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney for the city of Waynesboro since 2015. In this role, she prosecutes a wide variety of misdemeanors and felonies in general district, juvenile and domestic relations, and circuit courts, as well as by preparing appellate briefs and assisting with law enforcement investigations in the city of Waynesboro. Prior to joining the commonwealth’s attorney’s office, Stolpe practiced law in Washington, D.C., as a litigation associate in the fields of international arbitration and complex commercial litigation at the international law firm Dentons.

In spring 2014, Stolpe published her note “MS-13 and Domestic Juvenile Sex Trafficking: Causes, Correlates, and Solutions” in the Virginia Journal of Social Policy and the Law, the journal for which she also served as senior executive editor. She currently serves as a member of the Hollins University Alumnae Board and as president of the Augusta Bar Association.

Stolpe graduated summa cum laude with honors from Hollins University in 2010, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and earned a B.A. in history and international studies, and a certificate in leadership studies. She earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2014.



  • J.D.
    University of Virginia School of Law
  • B.A.
    Hollins University