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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2-Adversity to Former Clients

60-Lawyers Acting as Trustees

As long as the former client consents, a lawyer may represent a creditor or proceed as trustee in a foreclosure proceeding against a debtor formerly represented by the lawyer. [This LEO was vacated by LEO 824.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn