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

58-Real Estate Lawyers

The same lawyer may represent both the seller's real estate agent and the purchaser in an action for breach of contract against the seller, but must be ready to withdraw if the ability to adequately represent both clients becomes impaired.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn