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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33-Office Sharing with Other Lawyers

Three lawyers share an office, phone system and secretarial help. It is not improper per se for the lawyers to represent adverse clients as long as the clients consent. It would be best for the lawyers not to represent adverse interests, given their close relationship.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn