Donna is a native of Fauquier County and lifelong resident of the area. Donna began her legal career her senior year in high school, participating in the Cooperative Office Education program at Fauquier High School, working half days for a local attorney while also taking high school classes. Following graduation, she began work as a paralegal for Martin & Walker, PC, in April 1989, where she worked with noted Warrenton attorneys Howard Walker and Ben Jones for 15 years. Following Howard and Ben’s retirements, Donna worked for Thomas J. Ross, II, for 7 years, until returning to Walker Jones in June 2011, to assist Randy Parks. Following Randy’s retirement, Donna became a paralegal for Mark Hyson, joining him when he left Walker Jones, PC, to form The Law Office of Mark F. Hyson, PLC, in 2022.
Donna lives in Amissville with her husband, Michael, and has two grown sons, Christopher and Nicholas.