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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70-Lawyers Acting as Registered Agents

A lawyer representing a client sued by a construction company for which the lawyer formerly did legal work and for which the lawyer continues to serve as registered agent may continue the representation but must first resign as registered agent (citing "an appearance of impropriety").

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn