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

As long as the clients consent, a law firm may both represent a creditor causing the issuance of garnishments and the company to whom the garnishments are addressed. If a dispute arises between the two clients, the lawyer may not represent either one.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn