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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

A lawyer who purchased a note may sue on the note, even though the Bar had "grave reservation" about the propriety of the lawyer preparing agreements in which the lawyer had a financial interest.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn