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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

44-Conflicts - Miscellaneous

As long as the client consents after full disclosure, a small town lawyer may continue to represent a client even though the client's adversary is represented by a lawyer with whom the client's lawyer is currently associated on an unrelated matter.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn