Sharon E. Pandak

Professional Employment

          2006 – Present: Partner, Pandak & Taves, PLLC

          2010-Present General Counsel, Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments

          2008-2012 County Attorney, Orange County

          2008 Acting County Attorney, Louisa County

          2005 – 2006: Counsel, Sands, Anderson, Marks & Miller, PC

          2006: Interim County Attorney, Spotsylvania County

          1989 – 2004: County Attorney, Prince William County

          1980-1989: Prince William Deputy and Asst. County Attorney

          1978-1980: Law Clerk, Judge Luke C. Moore, D.C. Superior Court

Appointments and Teaching

  • Adjunct Professor, William & Mary School of Law (2013)
  • Commonwealth Transportation Board (2009-10)
  • Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (2008-10)
  • VA Supreme Court Commission on the Future (2005-6)
  • Local Government Advisory Committee for the Chesapeake Bay (2003-04)
  • Governor’s Natural Resources Summit (2003)
  • General Assembly Non-Tidal Wetlands Roundtable Resource Group (1989-90)
  • General Assembly Comm. on the Condition & Future of VA’s Cities Resource Group (1999)
  • Local Government Attorneys of VA:  presenter
  • Virginia Natural Resources Institute:  presenter
  • Virginia Association of Counties:  presenter
  • Virginia Municipal League: presenter
  • Citizens Planning and Education Assoc. of Va.: presenter, firm sponsor
  • Virginia Institute of Political Leadership: past instructor
  • National College of District Attorneys: past instructor
  • ABA Gov’t & Public Sector Lawyer’s Division: presenter
  • Urban Land Institute Advisory Series Panels