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

73-Family Law Lawyers

A lawyer may not represent the wife in divorce action if the lawyer represented the husband in a contemplated divorce nine years earlier (even though the couple's financial and marital conditions have changed).

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn