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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7-Family Conflicts

20-Government Official Conflicts

A wife who practices law with her husband is a member of the County Board of Zoning Appeals. The relationship should be disclosed to the husband's clients and the wife should disqualify herself if her husband's clients are before the Board. [This LEO was overruled by LEO 1718.]

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