Meet Tara

Tara Helsley is a lifelong Winchester resident who has been employed as a public servant for the last 17 years with the Winchester Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office. Tara serves in multiple volunteer capacities, including:

  • CrimeSolvers—Treasurer

  • The Arc of Northern Shenandoah Valley

  • I’m Just Me Movement

  • Kiwanis Club of Old Town



“I’m with you.”

— tara helsley


Why Tara is Running

  • Automation - Utilize DocuSign to certify our document requests. Implement and Utilize the Virginia Judiciary e-filing system. Virginia Bar members can e-file civil documents and land records

  • Improve Customer Service by more training and development for all employees of the office

  • Bring the Clerk and Commonwealth Attorney's offices closer by bridging any gaps and make the relationship stronger.

  • Help people through the process when they come into the Clerk's Office

  • Ensure deadlines are met

  • Provide quality customer service in a helpful and friendly atmosphere