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

20-Government Official Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

A part-time Commonwealth's Attorney may represent parents or the school board in the lawyer's private practice as long as the lawyer has no involvement with the matter in the public role. A lawyer who is also a legislator may also represent parents or school boards with consent.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn