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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20-Government Official Conflicts

A lawyer may not lobby the legislature if the lawyer's partner is a member of the legislature, even if there is disclosure by the lobbyist and disclosure and abstention by the legislator.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn