On February 10, 2015, Stephanie Morales was the first woman to be elected Commonwealth’s Attorney for the City of Portsmouth and is the chief law enforcement officer for her city. She has established the Stephanie N. Morales Future Leaders Initiative where her office has hosted over 100 youth as Junior Commonwealth’s Attorneys over the past two years. She also formed the Ctrl + Alt + Del Program to help restore felon rights and reduce recidivism. She is a member of the Portsmouth Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., a member of the Portsmouth Chapter of the Links, Inc., Portsmouth Chapter of Jack & Jill of America, Law Enforcement Leaders to Reduce Crime and Incarceration (Founding Member,) the Young Elected Officials Network and the Portsmouth Democratic Committee. She earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree at Norfolk State University, graduating Magna Cum Laude. After obtaining her B.A., she went on to attend the College of William and Mary School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor.