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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

A part-time Commonwealth's Attorney may not represent landowners in a condemnation proceeding when the lawyer had previously represented the interests of the State Highway Department against the landowners.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn