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 lawyer representing a county's Department of Social Services (which has recently been placed under the supervision of the county administrator) may represent a client before the county's Board of Supervisors or other county departments as long as the entities use another lawyer and the county and the Department consent.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn