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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9-Government Lawyer Conflicts

44-Conflicts - Miscellaneous

51-Government Attorneys

An Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney may not represent a party in a personal injury case in which there has been a collateral criminal prosecution. The Bar rejects the notion of an ethics screen in the Commonwealth's Attorney's office.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn