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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

74-Representing Associations

A lawyer living in a neighborhood requiring membership in a homeowners association (and who thus has personal interests at stake) may represent the association if everyone consents.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn