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

50-Lawyer-Owned Businesses

A lawyer may represent a business in which the lawyer has a personal or financial interest as long as the lawyer's judgment will not be affected and the client consents after full disclosure.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn