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

As long as both husband and wife consent, a lawyer may represent the husband in a traffic offense matter and later represent the wife in a personal injury action against the husband.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn