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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9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

20-Government Official Conflicts

A lawyer whose partner acts as counsel to a County Board of Supervisors may represent clients before an authority appointed by the Board (an Industrial Development Authority) because it is a statutory entity independent of the Board.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn