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

A member of the Attorney General's office may be an advocate before a professional regulatory board even though a colleague advises the board, although the office must be careful to meet all ethical standards.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn