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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10-Former Government Lawyer Conflicts

A former county attorney may not represent a defendant in a special use permit violation case when the lawyer had been county attorney at the time the county initially sued the defendant, caused the suit to be filed and was aware of its progress.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn