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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7-Family Conflicts

20-Government Official Conflicts

A lawyer may appear before a Board of Zoning Appeals of which the lawyer's spouse/partner is a member, as long as the spouse abstains from participation in the matter. [This LEO was presumably overruled by LEO 1718.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn