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

A lawyer representing both the buyer and seller in a real estate transaction may not represent one against the other in a later dispute, or foreclose on the deed of trust (unless the clients consent). [This Opinion was vacated by LEO 824.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn