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

45-Law Firms - Miscellaneous

A lawyer representing a party in a partition suit may form a partnership with a lawyer who had previously represented the party's opponent in the partition suit, as long as the party consents after full disclosure.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn