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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19-Judge Conflicts

The Canons of Judicial Conduct govern the permissibility of a lawyer appearing before a judge when one of the lawyer's partners and the judge jointly own real estate. [This LEO was reaffirmed in LEO 1034.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn