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

48-Criminal Defense Lawyers

51-Government Attorneys

An Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney's spouse may not be involved in private litigation related to criminal matters in which the Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney has been involved.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn