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

20-Government Official Conflicts

A lawyer working for a state agency involved in providing legal services to parents and children in special education matters may not represent a parent or child in a matter on which the lawyer formerly acted as a part-time administrative hearing officer while in private practice.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn