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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3-Multiple Representations on the Same Matter

As long as all clients consent, a lawyer may represent more than one plaintiff in an action against the same defendant in the same automobile accident (even though the defendant has filed a third-party motion for judgment against one of the plaintiffs).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn