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

48-Criminal Defense Lawyers

A lawyer may not continue to represent three criminal co-defendants charged with the same crimes when two of the co-defendants had made incriminating statements against the third.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn