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January 29, 2015

Comments Sought on Proposed Legal Ethics Opinion 1880

The Virginia State Bar’s Standing Committee on Legal Ethics is seeking public comment on proposed advisory Legal Ethics Opinion 1880, Obligations of a Court-Appointed Attorney to Advise His Indigent Client of the Right of Appeal Following Conviction Upon a Guilty Plea; Duty of Court-Appointed Attorney to Follow the Indigent Client’s Instruction to Appeal Following a Guilty Plea When the Attorney Believes the Appeal Would Be Frivolous.

The deadline for comments on this proposal is March 3, 2015.

Updated: Jan 30, 2015