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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44-Conflicts - Miscellaneous

77-Communicating with an Individual Adversary

A lawyer may not send an adversary a letter during the time an appeal may be filed if the adversary was represented during the trial, even though no appeal has been filed and the adversary's lawyer has not indicated that an appeal will be filed.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn