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

5-Lawyers Changing Jobs

A lawyer who represents a client against whom a judgment was obtained may not later seek to enforce the judgment (unless the former client consents). If the lawyer joins a new firm, the entire firm is disqualified.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn