These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
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7-Family Conflicts

19-Judge Conflicts

A lawyer may not appear before a judge (or take part in any case assigned to the judge) employing the lawyer's spouse as clerk if the spouse is involved in the matter or proceeding.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn