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

10-Former Government Lawyer Conflicts

51-Government Attorneys

A part-time Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney representing a county Department of Social Services may also represent Medicaid applicants before the State Board of Social Services because the private representation does not relate to a matter in which the lawyer had "substantial responsibility" while a public employee.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn