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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9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

58-Real Estate Lawyers

An Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney may represent clients in zoning, special use permit or variance matters, because the lawyer would not have had "substantial responsibility" over those matters while a public employee.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn