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

58-Real Estate Lawyers

As long as the former client consents, a law firm may represent a party against the former client in a title dispute, when the lawyer's firm performed a title examination twenty years earlier.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn