Anne Pogue Donohue attended Hollins University in 2002, receiving a BA in German and Classics. She would then achieve her JD at Cornell University, graduating in 2005. After graduating, Donohue was a Law Clerk for the Supreme Court of Massachusetts and Massachusetts Appeals Court, primarily conducting research and drafting opinions. In 2007, she began serving as the Assistant District Attorney for the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, primarily composing briefs, representing the Commonwealth for oral arguments, and trying cases .
After 7 years at the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Donohue became an attorney for the U.S. Department for Justice; she continues there today. On top of being an attorney, Donohue also teaches at George Washington University Law School. Additionally, she is a youth sports coach, volunteer with Loudoun Moms Demand Action, and a Loudoun NAACP member [1, 2].
Donohue advocates for equality, inclusiveness, and diversity in schools, so that every student and parent’s voice are heard. She plans to work to build a consensus and strengthen public schools to ensure that every student has a chance to succeed .
Donohue supports policies that work to prevent gun violence .
Donohue supports a school environment where all students are mentally, emotionally, and physically safe .
Donohue advocates for placing Loudoun County Public School teachers, staff, and students as the highest priority .
Donohue is against censorship .
Loudoun County Democratic Party; Loudoun Education Association; Everytown for Gun Safety; Megan Lockwood, Loudoun County School Board Candidate; Barbara Jones, Loudoun County NOW President