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

If the client consents, a lawyer may represent an indigent person in criminal cases even though the lawyer also represents the county and the county's law enforcement officers.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn