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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79-Communicating with a Governmental Adversary

A lawyer may directly contact a member of a county Board of Supervisors even if the lawyer knows that the county attorney represents the Board, because limitations on contacting an adversary do not restrict petitions to a legislative body.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn