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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9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

A part-time town or city attorney may represent private clients even though the adverse party is the town or city's mayor (unless it involves the mayor's official position).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn