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

3-Multiple Representations on the Same Matter

73-Family Law Lawyers

A lawyer who represented a husband and wife in arranging for a second mortgage on their home may then represent the husband in preparing a property settlement agreement during a no-fault divorce, as long as the lawyer did not learn any relevant confidences during the earlier joint representation.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn