National Consultant for AMBLP
Conover’s rise in Petersburg started as the 80’s were ending; she arrived in August 1989 and shortly after became the city’s first black public defender.
In September of 1990, the Commonwealth’s Attorney Position opened up and then she was appointed on May 15, 1991.
“I’m the senior female Commonwealth’s Attorney for Petersburg, Virginia and I’m the senior black district attorney, female district attorney in the United States,” she said.
She retired from the Commonwealth Attorney in 2018
She also recieved her second Doctorate degree in 2019