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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

20-Government Official Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

A Commonwealth's Attorney may not act in a quasi-judicial capacity involving a grievance when ten years earlier the lawyer (while in private practice) worked with the grievant in a related matter.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn