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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3-Multiple Representations on the Same Matter

58-Real Estate Lawyers

A lawyer may act as counsel for both the borrower and as trustee if the borrower consents after full disclosure. As settlement attorney, the lawyer may have an attorney-client relationship with the borrower, lender and seller. This is permissible if all clients consent after full disclosure.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn