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

If both clients consent, a County Attorney may represent the county before a local Retirement Board (opposing a county employee's request for disability benefits) even though the attorney normally acts as legal advisor to the Board (as long as the Board has retained another lawyer).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn