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

The spouse and law partner of a part-time Commonwealth's, city or county attorney may not represent a party in a real estate transaction involving a subdivision plat in which the lawyer rendered advice. If the client consents, the spouse/law partner may proceed as long as the lawyer had no role in the matter.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn