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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27-Litigation Tactics (Including Misrepresentations, Tape Recordings)

48-Criminal Defense Lawyers

56-Duty to Advise the Court

A prosecutor or government lawyer should not subpoena a lawyer in a criminal case or proceeding (including a grand jury proceeding) without court approval. (This rule was adopted by the Virginia Supreme Court on June 15, 1987, effective September 1, 1987).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn