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

16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

51-Government Attorneys

74-Representing Associations

A Commonwealth's Attorney who is a member of a homeowner's association may provide information to the homeowner's association about trespassers on common property owned by the association, because the Commonwealth's Attorney's personal interest creates only a de minimis conflict.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn