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

48-Criminal Defense Lawyers

Neither a prosecutor nor a practicing criminal defense lawyer may serve on an adjudicatory board that may pass on the matter on which the lawyers had been involved, but may sit on policy-making bodies.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn