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

32-Lawyers Acting in Other Roles (Miscellaneous)

72-Representing Partnerships

A lawyer is a general partner in a partnership with three limited partners. The lawyer has filed an action against the three limited partners. The Bar declines to say whether it is proper for the lawyer to file a lawsuit against the limited partners while retaining the status of a general partner.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn