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

51-Government Attorneys

67-Lawyers Acting as Guardians Ad Litem"

73-Family Law Lawyers

A part-time Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney may act as a guardian ad litem in proceedings before the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court as long as there are no pending criminal or civil proceedings in which the Commonwealth's Attorney might have to participate.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn