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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7-Family Conflicts

9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

A Commonwealth's Attorney may not prosecute a traffic charge against someone who is or might be a defendant in a civil case in which the plaintiff is represented by the Commonwealth Attorney's wife.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn