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

20-Government Official Conflicts

28-Law Firm Staff

48-Criminal Defense Lawyers

A lawyer may continue to represent criminal clients (but must act cautiously) if the lawyer's secretary was a part-time magistrate in the same jurisdiction.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn