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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4-Witness-Advocate Rule

A lawyer may continue a representation even though it is obvious that the lawyer will be called as a witness other than on the client's behalf, unless the lawyer's testimony would be prejudicial to the client.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn