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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1-Adversity to Current Clients

73-Family Law Lawyers

A lawyer who undertakes collection work for doctors and also represents domestic relations clients may attempt to collect from parties against whom the lawyer has represented others in domestic relations matters (because there is no attorney-client relationship between the lawyer and the client's adversaries).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn